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Bruin Profile - Dijon Thompson
By: UCLA Athletics

Feb. 22, 2002

Dijon Thompson

Sport: Men's Basketball

Year: Freshman

Hometown: Inglewood, CA

High School: Redondo Union HS

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What has been the highlight of your athletic career?
Getting to UCLA

What professional team would you play for and why?
The weakest team so I could be the star!

If you could be a professional athlete in any other sport except basketball, who would you be and why?
Michael Johnson because he beats everyone

Who is your favorite former UCLA player and why?
Reggie Miller because people say I used to play like him

If you could give advice to a young kid playing your sport, what would it be?
Practice, practice, practice!

If you could change anything about your sport, what would you change?
Dunks count as 3 points.

I chose my uniform number (#1) because:
It's a new beginning to my basketball career

If you could have superpowers, what would it be?
Knowing the future.

What is the TV show you can't miss?
Blind Date

Who do you admire most in life?
Mom - she's the stepping stone who taught me everything.

If you were granted three wishes, what would they be?
1. Have more wishes. 2. Money 3. Nice Family

If you could travel in time, where would you go?
The 70's

If you could meet any person living or dead, who would it be and why?
Martin Luther King Jr.- He was a smart man and educated.

Who is the most famous person you have met?
John Wooden

What is your pet peeve?
People bothering me when I'm sleeping

What is your favorite childhood memory?
Going to the snow.

What is your worst habit?
Biting my nails

What is the best Christmas or birthday present you ever received?
My first basketball hoop

If you had one last meal, what would it be?

If you could invite someone famous over for dinner, who would it be and what would you be eating?
Aaliyah - soul food.

What is your favorite book?
Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry

What is your favorite color?

What is your worst fear?

Why did you come to UCLA?
Close to home and tradition.

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vs. Kentucky
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vs. Long Beach State
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at Gonzaga
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vs. Louisiana-Lafayette
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vs. North Carolina
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vs. McNeese State
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at Washington
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at Washington State
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vs. Arizona
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vs. Arizona State
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Wednesday, Jan 13 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. USC
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at Oregon State
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at Oregon
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vs. Washington
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at USC
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at Arizona State
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vs. Utah
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vs. Colorado
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