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Victor Chien
Victor Chien
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 145
Year: FR
Hometown: Diamond Bar, CA
High School: Diamond Bar HS
Previous College: Claremont McKenna
Major: Economics

On Court: Played #1 singles for Diamond Bar High School, which won CIF team championship his senior year...named San Gabriel Valley Player of the Year as both a junior and senior...accomplished Southern California junior player who won the SCTA Sportsmanship Award...this season...had impressive debut at ITA West Regionals, going 4-1 in singles and winning the 2nd round consolation tournament...finished fall season ranked #36 in the west...partnered Russell Brockett in doubles and defeated #3 seeds in the first round before losing in the round of sixteen.

Tools: Wilson K Factor KSix-One 95 strung with Solinco Tour Bite 16 gauge at 52 lbs

Personal: Only native Californian represented in the Stags Tennis class of 2012...favorite player is Novak Djokovic because of his clean strokes ...plays ping pong whenever he has free time...older brother Chris also played junior tennis in Southern California and now attends UC Berkeley.

 

City you like to visit: Tokyo

Film you could watch over and over: Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Artist whose work you respect: Ne-Yo

The book that has affected you the most: Breaking Back: How I Lost Everything and Won Back My Life by James Blake
 
A book you read recently that you liked, and why: The Odyssey - Odysseus slaughters all the bad people in the end.
 
Where you'd want to live some day and why: Japan because it is clean and I love the culture.
 
Three people you consider to be geniuses: Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Michael Dell
 
Something most people don't know about you: I am addicted to Entourage
 
Something most people wouldn't guess about you: I hate bugs.

Three words to describe how others view you: Laid-back, quiet, chill

Three things for which you are thankful: Parents, Brother, CMC

Something you wish you could learn at the snap of your fingers: To play guitar
 
Hero: Kobe Bryant
 
Your tennis fantasy: Clinching the win for the team.
 
One thing you cook pretty well: I can't cook at all.
 
Two interesting things you did last summer: Went to Taiwan, shrimp fishing
 
Favorite Breakfast Item: Scrambled Eggs

Motto: "Go Hard or Go Home."

Something hidden under your bed or in your closet: If I tell you then it wouldn't be a secret.

Three things you admire about your parents: dedicated, hardworking, and loving.

Most recent selfless act: Donated to Unicef

Three favorite childhood toys: dinosaur action figures, remote control car and Gameboy

Three charities or people to whom you would donate money: children hospitals, American Breast Cancer Foundation, Action Against Hunger

One piece of wisdom you would pass on to a child: "Go Hard or Go Home."