Scholar Athlete: Christian Gonzalez, Fox Tech High School

KSAT 12 Sports and The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio shine spotlight on local senior student athlete.

Christian Gonzalez of Fox Tech High School is selected the Scholar Athlete of the Week for Sunday, October 16, 2022. (Mark Mendez, Copyright 2022 by KSAT - All rights reserved.)

SAN ANTONIO – Meet Instant Replay’s newest Scholar Athlete of the Week, Christian Gonzalez of Fox Tech High School.

Christian is a four-year member of the varsity basketball and cross country teams. He’s a member of the National Honor Society, is a school ambassador and a two-year member of Skills USA, which recently set up a program to help the homeless in downtown San Antonio. He maintains a 3.9 grade point average and is ranked ninth in his class. Christian plans to attend UTSA and major in Architecture.

WHAT MEMORIES DO YOU TAKE AWAY WITH YOU AS YOU LEAVE HIGH SCHOOL?

“Some of my most fondest memories are spending time with my teammates, like going over to each others houses or going out to eat and getting to know each other better. We are not only a team but a family.”

WHAT ADVICE DO YOU HAVE FOR YOUR FELLOW STUDENTS?

“Consistency is key to being a great athlete and a great scholar. Even when you don’t want to do it, those late practices and late assignments, whatever it is you have to do it.”

WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS AFTER YOU GRADUATE HIGH SCHOOL?

“My plans for after high school are to attend UTSA for their Architecture program.”

Daniel P. Villanueva has worked with KSAT 12 for over 19 years and is an award-winning producer. To submit story ideas, email dvillanueva@ksat.com


About the Authors:

Daniel P. Villanueva has been with KSAT 12 since 2003 and is the producer of our weekly sports show, "Instant Replay." Villanueva is a graduate of St. Mary's University and is a TAPB and Lone Star Emmy award winner.