John Fizer is no stranger to the Movement. As a Club kid, John particpated the sports program from 2005-2007. Not only that, but John is also a proud recipient of our Gordon Graves Green Vest Scholarship, an award entrusted to students who show exemplery academic success. John has been working with Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Texas since 2015 and currently serves as the Program Director at Smith Middle School. John currently attends Central Texas College as a full time student.
Q & A
What do you love the most about your job at BGCTX?
A: I like interacting with the youth, because they are our future. Teaching them ways to be a better them, and enlightening them with knowledge and tips, that I believe will be useful at their stage in life.
If you could choose anyone, who would you choose as your mentor?
A: As a mentor I would choose Oprah Winfrey, she’s known for bringing out the best in people, having a great personality, being very entertaining, business savvy, the list goes on. I don’t think you can have a conversation with Oprah and not come out a better person, so constantly being under her, learning from her, could prove extremely beneficial.
What songs are included on your soundtrack to your life?
A: I listen to a lot of music so songs are hard to pick for me, I kind of just picks artist depending on my mood so something from Drake, Beyoncé, Migos, Lecrae, Rihanna, Gucci Mane, 2 Chainz, or Future and I’m set.
If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be?
A: If I could travel anywhere in the world it’d be Dubai, I love their lavish culture.
If you had to eat one meal everyday, for the rest of your life, what would it be?
A: One meal for the rest of my life is probably the easiest question, Pizza, all day everyday, get tired? Change the toppings.
What do you like to do in your spare time?
A: When I do have spare time I’ll spend it with Family / Friends, I like Amusement parks, watching movies, playing with my dog, videos games, bowling, etc. I’m all about having memorable experiences.
What is your favorite sport?
A: Favorite sport is another hard one, I’ll pick Basketball over Football right now because the season the Celtics are having, versus the ones the Cowboys had.
How do you define 'success'?
A: To me there is no true definition of “Success”, to me success is and can only be measured by oneself. If you leave nothing on the line and you feel good about the work you put in, despite the outcome, your successful. No man or woman can tell you if your successful or not.