DJ King Interview by Zoe D’Angelo Nomination and Main Photography by Rebekah Gregg Photography Georgia Issue 18 | Leader
The Nomination: DJ King is a leader on his football team and basketball team (team captain). He strives to be an example to his little sister and he's an encouragement to his mom and his friends. Leadership is a major theme in his life and is extremely important to him.
When did you careers in football and basketball start?
I started playing basketball around the age of three. It was like an everyday thing to me until about first grade, which is when I stared my football career.
Image by Rebekah Gregg Photography
Why do you think you are considered a “True Influencer”?
I believe that I am a true influencer because of my leadership and positivity. No matter what I’ll always try and pull the best out of someone even when they feel they are at their very worst.
Tell me about your younger sister.
My sisters name is Aryelle, she’s in the eighth grade and plays basketball as well. She is my motivation for just about everything I do, I’m the middle child so I know what not to do from my older brother and I know what to pass Down to my younger sister so I feel as i can set a good example for her then she can expect to be very very fortunate in the future.
What are some of the leadership opportunities you have had?
Every team I’ve ever been on I’ve Been the captain, I’ve been a part of student council in middle school, Chick-fil-A leadership academy, I’ve been in charge of small groups at basketball camps, I try to be a leader in the classroom as well
Looking forward, where do you see yourself in the next 5 years?
In the next five years I see myself hopefully entering the draft but if not then being a successful business man.
DJ will be published in Issue 18 of Inspiring Teens Magazine.