Brett Slayton
Brett Slayton
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Holland, Michigan
High School: Hamilton
Major: Communications


Why did you choose to attend Hope College? Hope has a very supportive community with great academics and it has been a dream of mine to run at Hope College and in the NCAA.

Name a role model or models who have impacted your life? And describe how. Rick Ganzi- He has always been very supportive towards me with my academics and athletics as well. He always asks if I'm staying on top of my homework and studying hard and he always goes out of his way to help me. He's always in a good mood and never seems unhappy when we meet weekly for dinner! 

List a favorite Bible verse and why it is meaningful to you. 1 Thessalonians 5:13 - Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing. This is meaningful to me because I strive to be encouraging towards myself and my teammates and coaches.

What is your favorite pregame meal or snack? Toast w/Peanut Butter or a banana. 

What type of pregame music do you enjoy? Country, Classic Rock and 80's. 

What is the best advice you’ve ever received? As my Dad always told me "Work Hard Work Hard."