Rising Star: Bra’Jon Melancon

Bra’Jon Melancon is currently an 8th Grader playing football at North Iberville High School. He is 5’2 weighing in at 130 lbs. Bra’Jon plays wide receiver and cornerback. He recently played in the Gridiron Football Junior High All-American Game.

Photo taken by Jason Saucier
  1. When did you start playing football? 

I started when I was 5 playing in a youth league next to my elementary school.

2. What is your favorite thing about football? 

I enjoy the adrenaline rush that comes when you make a big play or score a touchdown.

3. What is something you have learned playing football?

How to control my emotions and understanding that if I let my emotions get the best of me it affects the whole team.

4. Do you play any other sports?

Yes, I play baseball and basketball.

5. Who is your favorite College Football team?


6. Who is your favorite NFL team?

The New England Patriots.

7. What is your best skillset as a player?

My release off the snap of the ball is what sets me apart from other players.

8. Who is your biggest role model?

My mom because of how hard she works at everything she does.