Central Carolina People@Work — Rob Clayton

May. 02, 2014 @ 04:43 PM

NAME: Rob Clayton

FAMILY: Phyllis Clayton (mother)

POSITION: Stocker at J.T. Davenport & Sons, a Divison of Core-Mark International

HOMETOWN: Coats, N.C.

What are five most frequently-played songs on your iPod playlist? Captain America (theme from Winter Soilder) by Henry Jackman, Man of Steel Theme by Hans Zimmer, Batman by Powerglove, Make it Bun Dem by Skrillex and Damien Marley and Wild Out by Borgore

What is your favorite movie? Almost all superhero movies, but my absolute favorite is the Captain America Winter Soldier.

What is your favorite book? Game of Thrones

Is there a hobby you can't live without? There's two — actually working out and playing my Xbox One.

Is there an item or collectible you hold dear? My Transformers figures and my Captain America hoodie.

Where would someone be most likely to find you on a Saturday night? At home watching a movie or playing Xbox One.

What was your dream job when you were a child? Cartoonist/comic book artist.

What are some of your favorite things? Comics, video games, working out, food and books.

What would be your last meal? Prime rib, loaded baked potato, sautéed green beans with bacon, and fresh bread with an Apple Ale to wash it down.

Who would be your ideal dinner guests? (Name three, living or dead) Arnold Schwarzenegger, Seth Rogan, Chris Evans.

Ideal vacation spot: Las Vegas in the Bellagio Casino and Resort in the Presidental Suite.

Favorite professional sports team: Carolina Panthers football.

If you were given $5,000 to donate to a non-profit organization, which would you pick? Central Carolina Jaycees.

What's the worst injury you've ever had? I was in a bad car accident when I was 16 years old and messed up my knee pretty bad.

Ever had a brush with celebrity? I met Kid Rock, Poison, Def Leppard and Skid Row when I worked for a radio station when I was younger.

What would you like to know about the future? Do aliens ever show up? And just how advanced does our technology get?

Would you go bungee jumping or skydiving? Skydiving,  so I can feel like I'm flying.

Do you have a tattoo? Nope, thought about it though just haven't made a commitment to anything I want on my body for life yet.

Any fears or phobias? I'm not too crazy about heights ... I'm working on it still.

Ever been outside the United States? No

Did you have a childhood nickname? Everyone in my family calls me "Robbie." I hate it.

Favorite kind of cookie? Peanut butter

Favorite season? Winter. My grandfather told me once, "You can always put on more clothes than you can take off."

Would you consider plastic surgery if someone else paid for it? Probably, but just to touch up some things — no drastic changes.

What's the most embarrassing experience you've ever had at work? Calling someone by a nickname they didn't know they had while they were directly behind me.

Which actor would portray you in a movie about your life? Seth Rogan

Biggest pet peeve? Unorganized desktops on PC or phones or tablets — drives me crazy.

What's your usual wake-up time in the morning? 6:15 a.m. if I'm working and around 9 a.m. if I'm not.

What talent do you wish you had? Photographic memory.

Ever seen a ghost? Nope

What superhero power would you most like to have? This is a tough question for me. I'm gonna have to take super strength though.

What was your favorite TV show when you were growing up? Knight Rider and A-Team!

Favorite band or musical artist? Borgore.

What's your cell phone ringtone? The Cantina Song from Star Wars.

Favorite dessert? Crème Brulee.

Who's your best friend and why? My girlfriend Candace Norris, because she's the love of my life.

You are walking down the street on your way to work. There is a dog drowning in the canal on the side of the street. Your boss has told you if you are late one more time you get fired. What do you do? Save the dog. I have a soft spot for animals.

Do you have bumper stickers of any kind on your car? No, but I'm looking for a Captain America Resse hitch cover for my truck.

If you could never hear the music of one musical artist ever again, which would it be? Justin Bieber.

If you could create one rule that all society had to live by, what would it be? Always help someone who needs it more than you.

How do you define success? Not a straight line, it's a bunch of turns into failure and mistakes, that we in turn learn from and thus become successful.

Hamburger or pizza? Pizza — white pizza with tomatoes and spinach.

Describe your life philosophy in six words or less: Set small obtainable goals for yourself.