Editor’s note: This is a regular feature profiling senior athletes at Bryant High School.
NAME: Jake Johnson
PARENTS: Collette and Scott Johnson
SIBLINGS: Jessie and Colleen; Jessie’s 19 and Colleen’s 17.
FAVORITE SUBJECT IN SCHOOL: Science
WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO IN YOUR SPARE TIME? Watch TV, practice football
FAVORITE FOOD: Pizza
FAVORITE MUSIC ARTIST OR GROUP: AWOLNation
FAVORITE MOVIE: Friday Night Lights
FAVORITE TV SHOW: Friday Night Lights
WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE TOY AS A KID? Power Rangers
WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS AFTER HIGH SCHOOL? Going to college, definitely. Playing football, hopefully. Major in Business.
OTHER THAN YOUR PARENTS, WHO HAS HAD THE BIGGEST INFLUENCE ON YOUR LIFE? Probably, Ray Lewis; just how he’s come up from where he was and how he is now, his motivation.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT FOOTBALL? Probably the family that I’ve got, the family in the locker room.
WHAT DO YOU FEEL LIKE IS YOUR PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY ON THE FIELD? Stop the offense from scoring.
WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THE SEASON SO FAR? It’s getting better. Definitely, getting better from where we started.
WHEN THE TEAM’S PLAYING WELL, WHAT’S THE KEY TO THAT? Playing as a team and not getting upset with each other.
WHAT’S BEEN THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE SEASON SO FAR? How we’ve come together more and more each game.
WHAT’S IT GOING TO TAKE FOR THE TEAM TO BE SUCCESSFUL THE REST OF THE SEASON? To win every play and make sure that we don’t get mad at each other, don’t lose our focus.
INDIVIDUALLY, WHAT ABOUT YOUR GAME ARE YOU MOST CONFIDENT ABOUT? To lead the team.
WHAT DO YOU WORK HARDEST TO IMPROVE? Footwook, mental stuff, knowing my keys.
AFTER YOU’RE THROUGH PLAYING FOOTBALL AT BHS, WHAT DO YOU THINK YOU’LL REMEMBER MOST FONDLY ABOUT IT? The fun just every single day going out there doing what I love.