Jake Melksham

Jake Melksham

  • Full Name: Jake Melksham
  • DOB: 29/08/1991
  • Place of birth: Victoria
  • Original Team: Calder (U18)
  • Draft: #10, 2009 National Draft, Essendon
  • Height/Weight: 186/84
  • Position(s): Midfield
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Q&A with Jake Melksham

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Sportsperson (other than AFL) you love to watch the most: LeBron James

Coach’s favourite saying:

Coach’s pet: Heath Hocking

Favourite Footy Commentator: Dennis Commetti

Whose autograph did you get as a kid? Wayne Carey

Describe your perfect day off: Sleep in and a gourmet breakfast

Who inspires you? My coaches and team mates

Best advice received: You only get out what you put in

What scares you the most? Heights

If you weren’t a footballer what would you be? Tradie

First job held: Laborer

Person you would most like to meet: Mike Tyson

Three things you would like to do after your football career: Have a successful business, live overseas and retire!

Greatest non-football achievement:

How would your best friend describe you? Good fun

One thing you can’t eat: Chilli

What domestic chore do you refuse to do? Take out bins

Which event would you prefer to attend, Olympics or World Cup? World Cup

Favourite Australian Personality: Russel Coyte

iPhone, Blackberry, or Android: Samsung

Best book read: Scar Tissue, Anthony Kiedis

Favourite TV show: Entourage

Favourite band/ musical artist: Red Hot Chilli Peppers

Favourite movie: Avatar