Saturday November 18th, 2017
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2018 Free Agent middle infielder Jovan Alston

 

 

 

Jovan Alston

USSSA Playing History

GoSoftball.com Player Page

Interview conducted on 10/22/2017

Who are you playing with in 2018?
2017 I played with CTC Painting

2018 Free Agent – Jovanalston0805@gmail.com

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
5man, Fiveman

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
 Andy , Andrew Collins , Flip,  Jeremy Yates 

Why do you like the game of softball?
It's give you a lot of great opportunities an you get to meet a lot of new people, an go a lot of places you never been!!!

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
lol I would have too say myself….. Just because the hard work I put into this game I love an  dedication 

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
Gbaby an I got that nickname in high school

What is your height and weight?
5"9 152

Where do you call home?
Haines City Fl,

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
With my beautiful daughter Jo'leah Alston

What do you do for a living?
Work at Walmart 

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Yes I did…. Baseball, Football

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
I few friends ask me too play one weekend an I been playing ever since…. An I made it too the upper level but winning with different teams….

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
Harder hit balls an a lot more bigger guys lol

Is there a player that you would compare your game to?
 Luis Reyna 

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
It's a a play a made against pure sports at the peach state

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
Yessir Bryce Johnson…. This guy made me believe in what I am today…. He stayed on top of me an made sure my head stayed on straight 

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Work hard an be a great teammate…. An not have a bad attitude 

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
White tape an 25 1/2-26

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Put in hard work An work out to stay in shape 

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Florida Gators, An Baseball

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
No

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
Any future song

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
I think it's good just the way it is lol

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Disney classic because you doing it for people that don't really have it

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
Disney of course lol it's Disney world 

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
Valdosta Ga. Old Time

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
Lol A swing an miss??????

Tell us something about you that most would never know about you?
I have love for everybody an if there is anything I can ever do too help anybody I'm down for it's…. I have a big kind heart that a lot of people don't no that part about me….

What was your favorite sports related gift you have ever given or received?
Glove
 

 

 

8 responses to “2018 Free Agent middle infielder Jovan Alston”

  1. Clay Dickey says:

    One of the best gloves in the country, Can pick it with the best of them.

  2. Bryce Johnson says:

    This kid has a gift one the best player I ever seen on the dirt he gets the best read off the bat. There is no doubt he is going to leave it all on the field for you every game. Just a all around great guy..

  3. Putt says:

    He’s a Beast.. leaves it on the field every time.. Great person with great attitude, he’s ready for the big league no doubt.. keep working hard bro..

  4. SJ Jackson says:

    Beast… Sick glove, keep grinding bro. Hard work plays off. Great pick up for team

  5. Nancy Frazier /Mema says:

    After watching This kid for about ten years, I can truly say he have a gift an a passion for this game like no other I have seen… given the right opportunity to excel… without a doubt he’s going to give you that 110% every game. Congratulations G

  6. Mo Moore says:

    A true talent that is as good or better than most infielders in the game. He literally can change a game with his glove. The sky is the limit if given a chance to play on the highest level. Truly a talent.

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