Josiah Cockrill

Team: Men's Basketball Position: Forward Jersey Number: 9 Hometown: Chilliwack, BC Birthdate: 1994 Year of eligibility: 2 Program: BA Business Administration


Favorite quote?

  • “Never let school get in the way of learning” – Randy Cockrill


If you could, what would you do to help make the world better and why?

  • Give a meal to everyone that doesn’t have food because everyone should be able to eat


What has been your greatest moment in life so far, athletically and non-athletically?

  • Being able to play on the same basketball team as my older brother in high school


Who are 5 famous people that you would like to spend a day with, dead or alive?

  • Harry Potter, Michael Jordan, Wayne Gretzky, Dumbledore, Denzel Washington


Best advice you have received? Best advice you would give someone?

  • Nothing good comes easy.
  • No matter what happens you got to keep your head up and keep working hard.


What Bible verse have you been most impacted by and why?

  • Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” – It proves that nothing is impossible when you got God in your corner.


What is your career ambition?

  • Pro sports agent.


Who has been the biggest influence in your life and why?

  • My two older brothers. I look up to them so much and they’re very encouraging and insightful to me as I grew up.


A few of Favorites

  • TV Show? Modern Family
  • Ice Cream flavor? Cookies ‘n Cream
  • Movie? Friday Night Lights
  • Superhero? Batman
  • Meal? Grilled chicken and mashed potatoes
  • Piece of clothing? Briercrest winter jacket
  • Book? Marley and Me
  • Course at Briercrest? Spiritual Formations
  • Vacation destination? Greece
  • Scent/smell? Fresh clothes/new car smell
  • Pro Sports Team? Vancouver Canucks
  • Pro Athlete: David Booth
  • Genre of music? Rap and country
  • Song? “Kick it in the sticks” – Dierks Bentley