Getting to Know: Robbie Robinson

After winning a high school state championship in 2015, Robbie Robinson has very lofty aspirations for his freshman season at Arizona State.

Name: Robbie Robinson

Hometown: Born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, grew up in Hampton, Virginia area

School: DeMatha Catholic

Position: Cornerback

Height: 5-foot-9

Weight: 165 pounds

Scout.com ranking: No. 45 cornerback nationally recruit, No. 7 cornerback in the East

Offers:  ASU, Clemson, Duke, Georgia Tech, Maryland, Michigan State, Penn State, Vanderbit, Virginia, others

Favorite food: Chicken and shrimp Alfredo

Favorite drink: Gatorade

Favorite movie: Friday Night Lights

Favorite music type/artist: Rap. Future.

Favorite female celebrity: Zendaya

Favorite NFL player: Darrelle Revis and Tyrann Mathieu 

Favorite hobby: Laser Tag or Go Carts

Role model: Darrell Revis

Best sports memory: Winning the state championship this season at Dematha

On the first time he knew he was good enough to play at the next level: "My eighth grade year, winning the defensive back MVP awards at upperclassmen camps."

On moving to ASU and being on his own: ”The environment is great,” he said. “It captivates you. It’s nearly paradise. Everything in the area is beautiful – the living arrangements, the student resource buildings and just the campus in general. And everyone is happy there.

Why ASU: ”Academically, which is the best part, the academic advisors have the best strategic plan and are the most unique in the nation. They also have the Barrett Honor College, which is a school within the school, and the weight of a degree from there is equivalent to one from Stanford. And they have a graduate program for my potential major (Sports Law), and an academic advisor there, Ray Anderson, had great success in the sports law industry. He worked in the NFL, owned his own agency and still has many networks, which is a great tool to have around me.”

On his goals for his freshman season: "Scholar-baller, first-team all-Pac-12, first-team freshman All-American, USAToday All-American."


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