The New Mexico State athletics department will be running a series called "Getting to Know Your Aggie Men's Basketball Team" for the next week, so that when the team takes the court against UTEP, Nov. 15, you will know about the student-athletes that will be taking the court this year. AggieUp!
San Antonio, Texas, native Travon Landry is a freshman this year here at NM State. He joined the Crimson and White after playing the 2012-13 season at Huntington Prep in Huntington, W. Va., under coach Rob Fulford. Landry helped Huntington to a 30-3 record and No. 7 ranking in the USA today Super 25. In 2011-12, Landry played his junior season at Bob Jones High School in Madison, Ala., before transferring to Huntington Prep. He guided the Patriots to an overall record of 29-2 and a semifinals appearance in the Alabama Class 6A Area 15 Tournament. He played AAU basketball with the Alabama Challenge under Robert Shannon. Landry’s full name is Travon Landry but his teammates call him Tray. Landry is 18-years-old, he was born March 11, 1995. Landry is a Business major. He decided to come to NM State because of great visits with associate head coach Paul Weir. An interesting fact that most people don’t know about Landry is that he used to live in South Korea. Landry has one brother, Jonathon, who is 22-years-old. Landry’s favorite athlete is Chauncey Billups and his favorite team is the Houston Rockets. Landry’s favorite music artist is Jay-Z. If Landry could have one super power he would want to be fast like the superhero Flash. Before every game Landry does a pregame ritual, which includes praying. Landry is the son of John and Tracy Landry.