I bring energy because the team needs support from the bench. I know my role is to play defense and hit the open shot. That's what's so good about our team, everyone knows their role; we don't fall back on one guy.

I can't imagine what it was like coming here. By the time I was born, my family was pretty well adjusted. With so many people in the house, someone was always working, but we always took care of each other.

I lived in Providence for three or four years, then we moved Cranston, the next town over. In Cranston, we moved a couple times, but when I was 11 or 12, I found a court close to my neighborhood.

Coach McLaughlin gave me that name. My freshman year, I came in to make friends and everyone here was so friendly that I just say hi to everyone I see.