Meet Jeremiah Lewis

LionNationOnline catches up with Senior Varsity Football Captain Jeremiah Lewis.

Senior Jeremiah Lewis runs for the touchdown in the second quarter of the game against Houston Episcopal at Lions Stadium. Jeremiah went on to score three touchdowns against the Knights, leading the Lions to the win, 47-20.

photo by Tyler Wright

Senior Jeremiah Lewis runs for the touchdown in the second quarter of the game against Houston Episcopal at Lions Stadium. Jeremiah went on to score three touchdowns against the Knights, leading the Lions to the win, 47-20.

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Sport?
Varsity Football.

Age you started in this sport?
Age 4.

How many hours a week do you practice?
8 hours plus conditioning.

What position do you play, and why?
Defensive Back, because I am aggressive.

Name one thing you are working to improve right now?
Being on time.

Pre-game ritual?
Some old school jams and a few jokes.

Nicknames your teammates call you?
“J.”

How would your teammates describe you?
Laid back but flips a switch on the field.

Who is your role model, and why?
My parents for supporting me.

What gives you an edge?

Sleep.

What’s the hardest thing about football?
Practice.

Name something that stresses you out, and why?
Things being unorganized. I like everything to be in place.

Name something you are a pro at?

Controlling my laughs.

Name a recent accomplishment you are proud of?
My scholarship to Duke.

Before I die, I want to ___________, and why?
Leave a legacy in order to inspire generations behind me.

Name one thing about yourself that most people don’t know?
I used to be quiet… still am.