#21 - Joe Vroom (F)


Height: 6'9"

Weight: 200

Year of Eligibility: 4

Major: GENR

Year of study: 4

Hometown: Abbotsford, B.C.

Last Team: (Abbotsford Christian)

Why have you chosen TWU?
I wanted a Christian education and to play basketball
Please list any ministry or missions work you have done, and what it has meant to you.
Mexico 2004, Mexico 2005. Had the oppertunity to serve in Mexico, played basketball in a Mexican prison and ministered in a VBS program. Very much a faith strengthening experience each time, understanding more and more that christianity is not meant to be easy.
What is your favorite Bible verse, and why?
John 3:16. Because it offers hope to all who believe.
What are your athletic goals at TWU?
Win a National Championship. Dominate.
Please list any interesting jobs you may have had.
Worked in a feed store, greenhouse, construction site... I also had a paper route for 4 years.
What is your career ambition?
Find a job in an area i'm passionate about
Who has been the biggest influence in your life, and why?
My Dad. To me he's a role model of humble man of God who has always put the ones he loves ahead of himself.
What advice would you give to youngsters?
Always be thankful and grateful for what you've been blessed with.
What was the greatest moment in your life?
Grad 2005
List the top 5 people you would like to meet?
Jesus, Albert Einstein, Yao Ming, Niel Diamond, and the Pope
List the top 5 people you admire?
My Dad, my Mom, my youth pastor, my old math teacher


Short Answers

If I could take away one rule in my sport, it would be... 3 in the key

My best non-athletic talent is.... Trombone

The word that best describes myself is... Beast

My dream job would be... Life Coach (eg. tony robbins)

Other sports I enjoy besides my sport are... Volleyball, soccer

My advice to youngsters is... Always respect and love your mom

My craziest ambition is... to become a chef

If I could appear on the cover of any magazine, it would be... People

My position is best because... its the most physical

I knew I could play in the CIS when... I was recruited in my senior year

My autobiography would be titled... Vroom

As a member in a band, I would be... bass guitar (at least i am on Rock Band)

The first thing I would buy after winning the lottery is... Moon Shoes

Other than TWU my favorite place to play is... UBC, you can jump high and there's usually an interseting fan environment

Nobody knows how much I like.... sushi

The most important thing I have learned at TWU is... time management

The funniest story from my childhood was... I had no friends

If I could trade places with anyone for a day it would be... The Rock

If I sat down to dinner with three people in history they would be... Jesus


Website: facebook

TV Show: Office

Fast food: A&W

Late night snack: wings

Music: Rock

Movie: Braveheart

Meal: Sushi

Survivor: item Knife

Vacation spot: Mexico

Pro athlete: Lebron James

Pro sports team: Canucks

Article of clothing: My Jeans

Class at TWU: Weightlifting

Book: Bible

Colour: Blue

Ice cream flavour: Tiger

Restaurant: Damiko Sushi

Skittles: flavour the Red Ones

Season: Summer

Season Stats

2008-08-29CAL STATE FULLERTON9:000/20/00/0123010100
2008-08-30TULSA at Walnut Grove3:000/00/00/0000000000
2008-09-01Colorado State @ WRCA4:001/20/00/0101020202
2008-10-30@British Columbia*1:000/00/00/0000000000
2008-11-12@Fraser Valley*1:000/00/00/2000000000
2008-11-15@Thompson Rivers*1:000/00/00/0000000100
2008-11-29FRASER VALLEY*2:000/00/00/0000020100
2008-12-27Point Loma @ San Diego Tour2:000/00/00/0000001000
2008-12-29SD Christian @ San Diego Tour14:001/10/00/0000050202
2009-01-08BRITISH COLUMBIA*2:000/00/00/0000000000
2009-01-16THOMPSON RIVERS*14:001/30/00/0224010302
2009-01-17THOMPSON RIVERS*9:001/30/00/0235130102
2009-01-29@Simon Fraser*3:000/00/00/0000010000
2009-01-30SIMON FRASER*2:000/00/00/0000000000
2009-02-12UVIC Pacific Division Semi-Final22:004/70/04/747111303212
2009-02-13UVIC Pacific Division Semi-Final16:001/20/02/2044150204

Career Stats