GNACSports.com
SAAC Spotlight: Montana State Billings' Chrishon Dixon
Chrishon Dixon averaged 6.6 points and 3.8 rebounds per game and finished his freshman campaign ranked eighth in the conference with 3.3 assists per game.
Chrishon Dixon averaged 6.6 points and 3.8 rebounds per game and finished his freshman campaign ranked eighth in the conference with 3.3 assists per game.
Chrishon Dixon
Chrishon Dixon

Friday, May 22, 2020

Part of a regular series.

Throughout the year, GNACsports.com uses this space to profile conference student-athletes who are members of their respective institutions’ Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). In addition to providing feedback on the student-athlete experience, conference and institutional SAAC members also offer input on the rules, regulations and policies that affect student-athletes’ lives on NCAA member institution campuses.

Name: Chrishon Dixon
Sport:
Men’s Basketball
Institution:
Montana State University Billings
Year:
Freshman
Major:
Human Health and Performance
Hometown:
Richmond, California

Why Did You Choose To Attend Montana State Billings?: Montana State Billings has a great environment and I love the people at this school.

What Is Your Favorite Class You Have Taken And Why?: Psychology because I learned about the brain and how it operates.

Who Is Your Favorite Professor And What Did You Enjoy About Learning From Him Or Her?: My favorite professor is Crystal Matthews because she encourages her students to learn instead of just being there to take a class.

Years Involved In SAAC: One year.

Most Memorable SAAC Activity To Date: I enjoy just being able to vote and make a positive change to the NCAA.

How Do You Feel Participating In SAAC Will Help You In Life After You Graduate?: Participating in SAAC will help me to develop leadership skills.

What Does It Mean To You To Be A Division II Student-Athlete?: Being a Division II student-athlete means that my hard work is paying off.

What Is The Most Important Thing You’ve Learned About Balancing Athletics And Academics?: The most important thing that I learned is to always leave time for myself.

Biggest Obstacle Overcome During Your Collegiate Career: My biggest obstacle is taking enough time out of my day to do whatever I want to do.

Favorite Thing About Competing In The GNAC: The competition.

Most Memorable Sports-Related Moment: Winning two state championships in high school.

If You Could Change One NCAA Rule, It Would Be: No matter when you get injured, you should be able to redshirt.

Current Mentor(s): My father, uncle and grandfather.

Best Advice You’d Give To An Incoming Freshman: Happiness wouldn’t seem so good without all of the pain that comes before it.

If You Could Spend The Day With One Person (Past Or Present), Who Would It Be (And Why)?: I would want to spend the day with Kobe Bryant because I would have a lot of questions for him.

Future Goals After Graduation: I want to play in the NBA.

Favorite Sports Team: Los Angeles Lakers.

Favorite Athlete: LeBron James.

One Thing People Don’t Know About You Is: I’m a big cartoon fan.

Copyright ©2021 Great Northwest Athletic Conference. All Rights Reserved. GNACSports.com