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Q&A with Stroud’s Kason Presley – Athlete Spotlight – Presented by Route 66 Bowl

By: Hunter Ferguson

Stroud athlete Kason Presley recently completed an interview with VYPE.

VYPE: What are your personal goals for the year?

My personal goals this year are to be a better leader on the team and to be a bigger part in the community and to make an impact on the younger kids watching the team.

VYPE: What is your favorite athletic memory?

My favorite athletic memory is when we overcame a lot of adversity my freshman year and were able to get over it as a team and go to the playoffs with six freshmen starting.

VYPE: What teammate has left the biggest impression on you and why?

The teammate that has left the biggest impression on me is Peyton Gaylord he would always encourage everyone to be their best self on and off the field and he was always pushing everyone to be better and to stick together in the tough times we had as a team he stepped up as a mentor and leader to everyone on the team.

VYPE: What is your favorite part of being on this team?

My favorite thing about being on this team is seeing how excited everyone is during and after games. It’s a feeling you can’t get anywhere else. It’s always a great atmosphere to be a part of. Our coaches are great and they all look after us. Everyone comes together as a family.

VYPE: Do you participate in any community service projects?

Yes I do help out with community service projects that our school does for our community.

VYPE: What Clubs or Campus groups are you involved with and why?

I am currently in stucco and national honor society so I can be in a leadership role where I can make a difference within the school.

VYPE: What has your sport taught you that you use in your daily life?

Football has taught me to stay calm in the moments of adversity and to be able to think clearly and to be able to adapt in stressful moments.

VYPE: Who inspires you and why?

Coach Hinds inspires me to always stay true to working hard and to not take hard work for granted. He has been a big part of my highschool football career in encouraging me to always keep pushing myself to be better.

VYPE: Here is your chance to give a shoutout or say thank you to anyone you wish.

I would first like to thank my parents for raising me right and teaching me to always treat people with respect and always pushing me to be a better athlete and an even better person my family friends and teammates have also been a huge part in making me the person I am today by teaching me how to be a better leader and to always make the most out of every moment.

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