This week’s guest is MCI running back Jonathan Santiago, who took time to answer a few questions from the Morning Sentinel.

Where are you from originally?

Lawrence, Mass.

What’s your favorite sports team?

New England Patriots

Who is your favorite football player?


Marshawn Lynch

How long have you been playing football?

I started playing organized football my freshman year when I came to MCI.

Why did you decide to start playing football?

I always used to like watching it on TV. … I was always pretty competitive and the attributes to the game, I feel like they really apply to me.

When you first started playing did you ever think you would have some of these huge games that you have had?


No. I never thought I would be at this point. I just played and I knew it was going to be a fun game.

If you weren’t playing running back, would other position would you like to play?

Wide receiver.

If you weren’t playing football, what would you be doing?

I’d probably be conditioning. I like being in shape and fit.

Is there a sport that you don’t play at MCI that you would like to try?

I would like to try lacrosse. It’s somewhat like football and I feel like it would be fun.

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