Joe Gaiter: What does basketball mean to you?
Charles Fairchild: Basketball means everything to me. It’s my out to everything stress, anger, any type of issue.
Joe Gaiter: What is your motivation?
Charles Fairchild: My mom and my big sister. I’m just trying to make sure they won’t have to work again and their straight.
Joe Gaiter: Where did you grow up and tell us about your childhood?
Charles Fairchild: I originally grew up in East Atlanta and then moved to the Stone Mountain area. My Childhood was full of play fighting with cousins and football/basketball.
Joe Gaiter: What are your fondest memories about Stephenson High School?
Charles Fairchild: Winning back to back region championships was probably the best feelings I had their many other good moments but those were the best.
Joe Gaiter: Tell us about your recruitment experience?
Charles Fairchild: Recruitment is fun but also a stressful at times because you don’t want to choose the wrong place.
Joe Gaiter: Why did you choose Paine College originally?
Charles Fairchild: Originally I picked Paine because I felt wanted. My high school teammates were going, so we were going to be teammates and try to do our thing. We felt like we had unfinished business from high school and we owed it to ourselves.
Joe Gaiter: What was your contribution to the team this year?
Charles Fairchild: I played a big role on the team all around defensively and offensively specially when our 2 key guys went down.
Joe Gaiter: PC was 5-21. What do you think went wrong?
Charles Fairchild: We were all new to each other. It was a new coaching system, only had 4 returners and it was hard for us to click on the floor.
Joe Gaiter: Where will you be transferring next year?
Charles Fairchild: I will be transferring to…….. Point University!
Joe Gaiter: Congratulations! What attracted you to their program?
Charles Fairchild: I went where I felt like I was wanted the most. The coaches hit me up a lot. They made sure my family and I were good. They basically installed in my head that Point will be a great fit for me and my playstyle.
Joe Gaiter: Point University was 15-15 last year. What can you add to their program?
Charles Fairchild: Great defense, running the score up and having fun with it.
Joe Gaiter: What is your major and how do you plan on using it?
Charles Fairchild: My major at Point will be Media Studies. I plan on being a sports journalist/broadcaster.
Joe Gaiter: What is life like for you outside of basketball?
Charles Fairchild: Outside of basketball my life is full of fun with my boys, chilling, playing games all day really.
Joe Gaiter: What is your untold story?
Charles Fairchild: Basketball wasn’t really going to be my go to sport until I touched it in high school.
Joe Gaiter: What do you want your legacy to be?
Charles Fairchild: I just want to be someone the kids look up to in all ways, not just basketball.
Joe Gaiter: Final Words?
Charles Fairchild: #GoSkyHawks