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Meet Josh Cunningham

LionNationOnline catches up with Varsity Football Running Back Junior Josh Cunningham.

Junior Josh Cunningham runs the ball during the playoff game against St. Thomas. Josh rushed for 113 yards and a touchdown in the game which the Lions won, 42-0.

photo by Nathaniel Sladky

Junior Josh Cunningham runs the ball during the playoff game against St. Thomas. Josh rushed for 113 yards and a touchdown in the game which the Lions won, 42-0.

Jada Medford, Staff Writer

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Age you started in this sport?

Played flag football at age 6, tackle football at age 8.

How many hours a week do you practice?

6.5 hours per week.

What position do you play, and why?

Running back/receiver and sometimes linebacker. The team had an opening at running back so I gave it a try.

Name one thing you are working to improve right now?

Running back techniques.

Pre-game ritual?

Listen to music and focus on the upcoming game.

How would your teammates describe you?

Hard working.

Who is your role model, and why?

My older brother (Math teacher Mr. Caleb Cunningham) taught me a lot about life, and he’s a good example for me.

What gives you an edge?

My strength and speed and not wanting to let my team down.

What’s the hardest thing about football?

Remembering all the plays.

Name a hobby you enjoy outside sports?

Fishing.

Name something that stresses you out, and why?

The fear of messing up in sports.

Name something you are a pro at?

Ping pong.

Name a recent accomplishment you are proud of?

Our catapult project, because my group worked so hard on it.

Before I die, I want to ___________, and why?

Go to Hawaii, because I’ve heard it’s the most beautiful place.

Name one thing about yourself that most people don’t know?

I have a pet Iguana named Zilla.

About the Writer
Jada Medford, Staff Writer
Jada Medford is a Sophomore and first year member of the LionNationOnline staff. She enjoys spending money and eating food. You can find her somewhere listening to someone’s secrets or enjoying the single life. She hopes one day to be a surgeon and become very successful.
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