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Jeffrey Duru

Jeff Duru, CitySport

"Seeing other people achieving their goals pushes me to work harder."

Job title

Recreation Assistant.

What is your favourite sport and why?

My favourite sport is basketball. I enjoy the competitive nature and the intense skill-training required to play at a high level.

I work in sport because..?

Of the fun atmosphere sport brings to work and it relates to my sporting background as an athlete.

Competitive sport or just for fun?

Both, I enjoying playing competitively and for a bit of fun.

How you stay fit and healthy?

I try to train in the gym at least 4 to 5 times a week, along with basketball training as the cardio part of my fitness routine.

What gives you your motivation?

Seeing other people achieving their goals pushes me to work harder.

Who is your sporting hero?

Dwayne Wade, professional basketball player for the Miami Heat.

What is the one item you would take on a desert island?

A big slice of my mum’s lasagne.

What is your favourite movie?

Star Wars.