Athlete of the Week – DeMarcus Leak

For this week’s Athlete of the Week, host of The Pact, Anthony Serafino, sits down with DeMarcus Leak, a sophomore on the Michigan State track and field team.

A native of Bangor, Michigan, Leak earned a season-best in the high jump at the SPIRE Invitational last season with a jump of 7.09 meters.


What is your favorite Gatorade flavor

“Cool Blue
What is your favorite off-season memory?
“Waking up at 5 a.m. every morning to train and get better for the next season.”


What is the most embarrassing thing that’s ever happened to you?

“When I used to play AAU basketball in high school we went to Las Vegas and one of the games I had a fast break and I wanted to reverse dunk, but I ended up slipping and falling on my back.”

It’s 2 a.m. on a weekend and you’re just getting home, what food are you ordering?

“Jimmy Johns”

What is your all-time favorite movie?

“Space Jam/ He Got Game”

What song pumps you up most when you’re warming up?

“No Hands- Waka Flocka”

What’s your favorite color?


Do you have a favorite class you’ve taken at MSU?

“Yes, COM 100”

If you could have any animal as a pet, what would it be and why?

“A blue pit bull because I think they are good dogs to train and girls like them when they are puppies.”

Where is your favorite place on campus?


What’s your guilty pleasure TV show?


What is something most people wouldn’t know/expect about you?

“I moved out when I was a sophomore in high school.”

If you had to play a different sport at Michigan State, what would it be?



Be sure to check back next Wednesday for the next Athlete of the Week feature.

Anthony Serafino is the host of The Pact for Impact Sports.