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Getting to know: Duke Bukoski

2/3/2010

After earning earning all-state honors from both The Honolulu Advertiser and Honolulu Star-Bulletin in 2009 and posting the top SPARQ Rating (96.69) at the Honolulu Nike Combine on Saturday, this 5-11, 191 pound pass-catcher has positioned himself to be one of the Aloha State's top prospects in the Class of 2011. Now get to know him a little better in this ESPN RISE "Getting to Know" feature.


Born: December 22, 1992
Favorite TV show: The George Lopez Show
What's in my iPod: Reggae/ Hawaiian
iPhone or Blackberry?: i Phone
Mac or PC? Mac
Dream car: Dodge Viper
Dream date: Megan Fox
Dream college: UCLA
Favorite vacation spot: Tahiti

Favorite meal: Cheeseburger and French Fries
Favorite movie: The Hangover
Favorite sports team: Dallas Cowboys
What I'm reading: Bamboo Ridge
On my bedroom walls: Football Team Picture
One thing I'd grab from my burning house: My cell phone
Worst habit: Day Dreaming
Most embarrassing moment: Trying to act cool and tripped in front of everyone

Love to trade places for a day with: I'm happy being me...
My heroes: Walter Payton and My Dad
Talent I'd most like to have: Play the Guitar
Favorite athlete to watch: Chad Ocho-Cinco
Pregame ritual: Pray
Best player ever competed against: Brian Suite/ Wave Ryder
Goal for the season: Be the No. 1 Receiver in the state and keep improving/Get a scholarship to a D1 Program. Biggest rival: Punahou
Best advice from a coach: "Meet life's many challenges with strength, courage, wisdom and humility...It's not what happens in your life, but rather how you react to what happens that defines you as a person and as a man."