Age: 17, senior
Team: Herkimer Magicians
Position: Offensive and Defensive Left Tackle
Favorite sport to play: Football
Favorite sport to watch: Football
Favorite athlete: E.J. Manuel
Favorite team: Buffalo Bills
Favorite subject in school: Physics
Favorite movie: Forrest Gump
Favorite TV show: Blue Mountain State
Favorite actor: Will Ferrell
Favorite song: ‘The Rock Show’ by Blink 182
Favorite musician: Blink 182
Favorite food: Burgers
What do you enjoy most about your sport?
It’s a great feeling representing your town, especially in a game like football. Knowing you have worked all offseason for about three months for the chance to be a champion is one of the greatest rewards in life. That’s why I think that this sport and athletics in general teach many lessons that last a lifetime.
What is your most memorable athletic moment?
Winning the Section III, Class C-2 Championship in 2012.
Tell us about someone who inspires you in sports and why.
There is not just one person but all my coaches who push me to strive to do my absolute best.
What are your greatest challenges balancing academics and sports?
Having so many things going on at one time.
What are your plans after graduating from high school?
I will be attending college, studying Mechanical Engineering and playing college football.