6-foot-5, 280 pounds, senior
Academics: 4.7 GPA with extra credit for advanced courses.
Athletics: Puts the shot on the track team. Offensive tackle in football.
A book that affected me was: Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman (by Jon Krakauer). The book really got me interested in military service. The book really got me started thinking about a military career.
College plans: Appointment to the U.S. Military Academy.
My life was affected by: Jason McGeorge. He is the football coach at Heritage and he really pushed me. He made me believe in myself. I weighed 170 pounds when I was a freshman, but he kept working with me and encouraging me.
Add to Mount Rushmore: Franklin D. Roosevelt. He is a polarizing president, but he got us out of uncertain times.
Last selfie was at: A bonfire.
My best moment in sports was: Beating Leesville Road in football as a senior. That was the culmination of a lot of hard work by a lot of people. For us to beat a team that has been one of the best in the area was a big step.
I was fascinated to learn about: Civics and economics. I really enjoyed learning how our government works.
Favorite course in school: AP World History. I had Abby Soffe and she made learning history so much fun.