Rising Star: Jahyem Wilson

Jahyem Wilson is a 13-year-old Offensive Guard/Tackle as well as Defensive Tackle for Rayville Junior High in Rayville, Louisiana. Jahyem is a 5’8″ 256lb 8th grader who participated in the Gridiron Football Junior All-American Game.

Jahyem Wilson Interview

Q. When did you first start playing Football?

J. I was 6 years old.

Q. Do you play any other sports?

J. I used to like to play baseball and I also do Track.

Q. Who is your favorite NFL team?

J. Miami Dolphins

Q. Who is your favorite player?

J. Tyreek Hill

Q. What is your favorite subject in school?

J. I like Science, it is one class that really speaks out to me.

Q.Who would you say is your biggest inspiration in life?

J. My parents for sure

Q. What keeps you motivated to work hard on the field?

J. I know there are people rooting for me and I don’t want to disappoint my supporters.

Q. What is your favorite thing about playing football?

J. I like to compete

Q. What would you say is your strongest quality on the field?

J. I would say my field vision, on offense I can see where the defense is lined up well.

Q. What is the most important thing that playing football has taught you?

J. Football has taught me how to work hard and also the importance of teamwork.

Photo courtesy of Jason Saucier