With the release of book 3 in my series, Beyond the Hardwood, drawing nearer, I would like to introduce you to some of the new characters you will meet in this book. I’ll begin with Nathan.
Full name: Nathan James Hanson
Physical Description: 6′1, 185 pounds. Muscular, athletic physique. Charcoal grey eyes and brown hair.
Hometown: Kirkland, WA
Family: Oldest child of a prominent OB/GYN. Father’s name is Dr. Randal Hanson. Mother is Jane Hanson. Has two younger twin sisters, Lauren and Lacy.
Education: Currently a senior at Lake Washington High School. Plays point guard on the varsity basketball team. Wants to play in the NCAA for the University of Washington. Is dyslexic and speaks fluent Spanish.
Career Goals: To get accepted into college, hopefully on a basketball scholarship, and major in Biology. Eventually plans to attend medical school. Has career aspirations of being a doctor like his father and grandfather before him.
Hobbies: Fishing, basketball, water skiing, snow skiing, hiking, photography.
Favorite things: basketball, classic cars, food in any form, Mom’s cookies, watching his girlfriend cheer, hanging out with friends, traveling, anything that has to do with Science and History.
Favorite Places: the beach, Lake Washington, Science and History museums, being on a basketball court
Music Preference: Rock
Relationship Status: Committed
Weaknesses: Dyslexic. Not a good writer and a painfully slow reader. Knows nothing about romance, although it isn’t from lack of trying. Sometimes plagued with severe self-doubt and has difficulty balancing his responsibilities.
Pet Peeves: Gossip, drama, and people who are mean to others.
Character traits: Excels at Math and Science. Strong people skills. Respectful to authority, but doesn’t always follow rules. Natural leader. Dedicated student athlete, hard-working, doesn’t give up without a fight. Extremely competitive, especially on the basketball court. Willing to go out of his way to help others and is open to new ideas. A team player, confident most of the time, but can become consumed by crippling self-doubt if under intense pressure.
For other character bios, see links below.