Q. How do you feel you’ve improved as an athlete since you first started playing?
A. Since I began playing, I have gained a lot of speed and agility. I have also learned a lot about the game and I’ve tried to make myself a smarter player.
Q. Who do you consider your biggest role model? Why?
A. My uncle Dan, he played when Pioneer was just starting out in football and wasn’t able to experience some of the things I have. His dedication and support still motivate me. He played for the love of the game.
Q. What experiences have you had in sports have made you the athlete you are today?
A. I was fortunate enough to split varsity time with a senior my freshman year which showed me how much it takes to be successful at the varsity level.
Q. What is something that not everyone knows about you?
A. In my free time I have a 1966 Mustang that I compete with at car shows.
Q. What is your favorite memory of playing sports at your school?
A. Beating North Judson in overtime this season. The feeling was unbelievable!
Q. What’s your favorite music, movie, TV show, etc.?
A. Artist: Craig Morgan. Movie: The Campaign. TV show: The Big Bang Theory. Book: The Hunger Games series. Sports team: Chicago Bears.
Q. Who is the best athlete in your respective sport you’ve ever gone up against?
A. The best football player was Harry Pickens from Tri-County and the best athlete in track was Josiah Price.
Q. What are your goals for your future? Do you plan on attending college?
A. I plan to either attend a smaller school for football or a large school to focus on an engineering degree.
• Each week during the school year the Pharos-Tribune recognizes an athlete from one of five area high schools. The recipients are selected by each school’s athletic department.