Questions From Quarantine: DJ Morand

Since everyone has a little bit more time on their hands these days, we wanted to check in with our guys and see what they are up to. Welcome to "Questions From Quarantine", where we chat with our youth and high school players to get a pulse on what their generation is doing during this new reality.

Meet DJ Morand. DJ started playing for Top Tier this past fall and is looking forward to his first full summer with the program. He is 2021 RHP who attends Loyoal Academy in Illinois.

What's your name? 
DJ Morand

What's your Twitter and your IG handle? 
Twitter: morand_dj ig: djmorand77

What were you doing right before you read this? 
Right before reading this I was studying for the ACT that I am taking in the coming months.

Finish this sentence- Without school and baseball I finally have enough time to… 
Spend time with my friends that I don’t get to see often and spend more time with my extended family members.

What's the worst part of social distancing and quarantine? 
Not being able to practice and dial in baseball skills with coaches. This makes it harder to learn from their experiences and grow into a better athlete.

What's the best part of social distancing and quarantine? 
Truly having no distractions when I am working on my mechanics and being able to rest my mind from my normally busy schedule.

What are you worried about running out of the most? 
My season with my school team and possibly the beginning of the summer season.

Insta, Snap, or Tik-Tok? Why? 
Instagram because it what I use to keep up to date with what’s happening around the world.

Which class are you most excited about being done with? 
The class I am most excited with being done with is biology.

If you could quarantine with anyone dead or alive who would it be? Choose 3. 
Kevin Hart, Justin Verlander, Kate Upton

Would you rather play in the College World Series or be a high school draft pick? 
High school draft pick because ultimately there dream is to be in the mlb one day and that would hopefully mean the dream is sooner to come.

Droppin' bombs or throwin' ched? 
Throwin’ Ched

Who's the most over-hyped player in Major League Baseball right now? 
Bryce Harper

Pants up or down? 
Pants up with stirrups

Hottest sneakers in the streets right now?  
Dior Jordan 1’s

Tell me 5 songs you keep on rotation right now. 
Baby Pluto -- Lil Uzi Vert
Lo mein --
Lil Uzi Vert
Holy Moly --
Blueface ft. NLE Choppa
Diva --
The Kid LAROI ft. Lil Tecca
Bussdown --
Blueface ft. Offset

What 3 items can you not live without right now? 
My plyo balls
My phone

Top 10 in the MLB right now are...? 
1. Marcus Stroman
2. Christian Yelich
3. Mike Trout
4. Cody Bellinger
5. Mookie Betts
6. Alex Bregman
7. Jacob deGrom
8. Nolan Arenado
9. Zach Greinke
10. Aroldis Chapman

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