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Ha Ha Clinton-Dix has been the most successful football player to come out of an Orlando area high school in the past decade.
You can read original article at Orlando Sentinel Magazine.
The cookout is December 1, 2:00 - 5:00 PM.
The first day of practice is Saturday, December 7 at 2:00 PM. All additional practices will be Monday, December 9 through Wednesday, December 11, 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
Hosted by actress and proud Howard alum, Ashley Blaine Featherson, alongside Girls United co-founder, Rechelle Dennis, the She Got Now dinner brought together fashionable students, social media influencers, and industry executives who gathered to honor Kayla Thompson, Ciara Jones, and Susan Kelechi Watson.
For the former Orlando Edgewater High standout, it’s just football, and one constant remains at every level. It’s a game he loves and he strives to be one of the very best.
You can read original article at Orlando Sentinel magazine.
Clinton-Dix was joined by numerous former Orlando youth, Pop Warner and high school stars who all have been there. Many of them have made it to the NFL, including former Dr. Phillips standout Clinton-Dix (Packers, Redskins, Bears) and Sanford Seminole’s Kadeem Edwards (Bucs), but it’s sometimes a short-lived stint at the highest of levels. So the message was for these young players to not only work hard on honing their skills but to also stay focused in the classroom and use their skills to eventually earn a free education.
Lo Wood Sr. can quickly tick off the elements of Lovie Jenkins that make the 2020 Florida cornerback a special prospect.
“Character is number one,” says Wood, who coaches 7-on-7 and trains athletes in the Central Florida area. “Number two, leadership, he’s a leader on the field and off the field. Number three, he’s an athlete. He plays special teams, kick return, punt return, wide receiver, safety and right now, they’ve got him playing cornerback. And he runs track.
A four-year letterman and three-year starter who enrolled early in January 2019. Selected to play in the 2018 Central Florida All-Star Game named All-USA Florida second team, ranked No. 77 in Florida.