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Q&A with Yale’s Braiden Hodgett – Athlete Spotlight – Presented by Central Rural Electric Cooperative 

By: Hunter Ferguson

VYPE: What are your personal goals for the year?

My personal goals for the year are to work as hard as possible in the offseason and in the classroom.

VYPE: What is your favorite athletic memory?

My favorite athletic memory is when I broke the 157 weight class squat record by 5 lbs.

VYPE: What teammate has left the biggest impression on you and why?

The teammate that has left the biggest impression on me is Logan Britton because he has believed in me and helped me through all adversity.

VYPE: What is your favorite part of being on this team?

My favorite part of playing for the yale bulldogs is spending time with my brothers and my coaches.

VYPE: What Clubs or Campus groups are you involved with and why?

I am involved with FCA for reasons such as building a community of like minded individuals and my faith as an athlete.

VYPE: What has your sport taught you that you use in your daily life?

Football has taught me teamwork, discipline, resilience, how to set goals and leadership.

VYPE: What is the best advice that anyone has given you?

The best advice anyone has given me was to work hard, stay disciplined and to learn from my mistakes.

VYPE: Who inspires you and why?

My grandma has inspired me the most out of anyone. She has kept me on the right path and always pushes me to do better.

VYPE: Here is your chance to give a shoutout or say thank you to anyone you wish.

Shout to Coach Muggs, Coach Skinner and Coach Baker for pushing me and making me a better person thanks to my grandma Eddie Britton Mandi Britton and my best friend Logan.

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