Hobbies: all sports, hanging out with friends, church, going to the river, video games
Before Union: Hawks prepped at Madison Academic High School in Jackson where he played golf and hockey. Hawks helped lead his golf team to district titles in 2007 and 2008, followed by a region title in 2008. Hawks is a two-time selection to the all-region team and was Team Captain as a junior and senior. His nine hole average as a senior was 38, while his 18 hole average was 78. Off the course, Hawks was a member of the Honor Society, was on the honor roll all four years, and was a member of the Beta Club.