Adam Parker is a class of 2023 quarterback at St. Mary’s High School. He is 5’10 and weighs 180 pounds. Some of his achievements include All district QB, All Cenla QB, and being named the #1 Returning QB for Central LA by Cenla Preps. Adam has a drive to be successful and be great at whatever he does. He has a great arm and a great eye to place the ball where it needs to be on the field. Adam is also a quarterback who isn’t afraid to run the ball. He maintains a 4.0 GPA and has an ACT score of 30. He has one offer from Southern Arkansas. Some of his stats from last season include 1,849 yards and 25 touchdowns.
Tell me a little bit about yourself.
A: I’m from Natchitoches born and raised gone to St. Mary’s my whole life. I play basketball and football and I start in both. I don’t have any hobbies outside of football and basketball. Outside of that, I’m doing school work. I play with Jackboyz out of Alexandria.
What made you play football?
A: I was born into it. My uncle played with Mississippi state and with the Bucs for a few years. My brother and dad played and my mom loves watching it. Ever since I put my first pair of pads on, I fell in love with it.
Can you give some insight of what is going through your mind before a game?
A: Me and my center have this routine ever since junior high we listen to Love Story by Taylor Swift. It calms us down and gets me in a fun mood so I don’t stress. I take a nap and put my headphones in and go over plays and schemes.
What is something you’ve learned in football that you’ve been able to apply in everyday life?
A: The biggest thing I feel is how to deal with pressure. Pressure comes with everything. It taught me how to keep my cool and breathe.
What is an academic and athletic goal you have set for this year?
A: My academic goal is to keep a 4.0 and graduate valedictorian. My main athletic goal for my last year is to win state in any way possible.
What is something that keeps you motivated?
A: My competitive nature and my drive to want to win with everything I do. It runs in the family. We can’t play board games anymore because of the fights.
What is your biggest strength?
A: My IQ is my biggest strength. Knowing who needs to be where and what I need to do on the field.
What are you most excited for when you think about your future in football?
A: I think it’s pretty exciting for me to have a shot to play at the next level no matter how slim it may be.
What do you want people to know about you? In everyday life or as an athlete?
A: Probably I am winner in anything I do. In my faith or in football I try to be the best.