SPONSORED: February’s Naperville Meathead of the Month: Neuqua Valley’s Brent Lindenman

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Meatheads is a chain of fast-casual burger restaurants throughout the Chicagoland area. Each month, it recognizes a student-athlete in the area surrounding each location for his or her accomplishments on and off the field.

1.How do you exemplify Meatheads’ values of determination, hustle and hard work?

I am very determined to reach my goals, and I know that hard work is the only way to obtain them. I will use the work ethic I learned in wrestling in all aspects of life.

2.What were your greatest athletic and academic achievements over the last month?

Last month, I won my first Upstate 8 Conference tournament championship, and academically, I got into the college I will be attending next year.

3.Is there a teammate, coach, faculty or family member you’d credit most with your athletic and academic successes?

My head coach, coach Ruettiger, has always pushed me mentally and physically to be the best I can be, and my parents have always supported me in wrestling and with my academics.

4.Where are you going to college, or where do you want to go? Do you plan on playing a sport there?

I am going to the University of Missouri;I am not playing a sport there.

5.Who is your favorite athlete playing today, collegiate or professional?

My favorite athlete is Johnny Manziel.

6.What’s on your iPod right now?

I usually listen to country music, but before a match I like listening to rap music.

7.What’s the best movie or television show you’ve seen recently?

Modern Familyand Workaholics.

8.Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

Having a job that I enjoy and having a family.

9.What is your favorite motivational quote?

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” —Thomas A. Edison

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