Rookie on the Rise: Reimis Smith
Bulldogs.com.au catches up with 18 year old Reimis Smith ahead of the 2016 season.
Name: Reimis Smith
Junior Club: Mascot Jets
What do you like to do away from football?
Away from football I like to play other sports like basketball and gold and I also like to go the beach.
What was your first job?
This is my first job, I just finished my HSC!
What are your goals in Rugby League?
My main goals in Rugby league are to represent my country one day.
What do you love about Rugby League?
I think the thing I love most about rugby league is the relationships you form with your team mates and coaches.
Who has been the biggest influence on your career?
My biggest influence would be my dad, he has been a defining influence on the man I am today.
What is your earliest league memory?
My earliest memory in Rugby League being the tallest player in my under 6 side!
What is your best moment in league so far?
My best memory in Rugby League Player before State of Origin Two for the NSW Under 18’s
Best piece of advice you have been given?
The harder you work, the easier everything becomes.
What advice would you give to a young rugby league player?
Believe in yourself and have faith.
Who is the player you looked up to as a kid and why?
The player I most looked up to as a kid was My dad, he had a massive influence on me and the kind of player I want to be.
Favourite sportsman and why?
I think it would have to be Michael Jordan, you can’t compare anyone to his talent.
What can’t you live without?
I can’t live without my family.
What is the TV show you never miss?
Caesar Milan, dog whisper!
What is on your bucket list?
I would like to travel the world one day.
If you could play another sport, what would it be?
I think if I didn’t play rugby league I would try out Basketball.
If you weren’t playing league, what would you be doing?
If I was not playing league right now I would be doing a business degree at university.
How would you like to be remembered at the end of your career?
I think I would like to be remembered as someone who did everything 100% of the way with a smile.