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D6 Athlete of the Week - Jackson Steward

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Student Name: Jackson StewardD6 Athlete of the Week Jackson Steward Frontier Academy 2024

School: Frontier Academy

Grade: Senior

Sport(s): Basketball

Position(s): Center

Stats: 26.4 points per game; 12.6 rebounds per game


Tell us about your greatest athletic achievement to date:

"All-State 1st team for football."

 

What are your goals for this season? 

"Achieve All-State honors." 

 

How do athletics make you a better student?

"They push me harder to get good grades to be able to play."

 

What mental tool do you use when you're under pressure?

"I don't use anything. I kind of like the pressure." 

 

What is the best part about competing?

"Honestly, winning."

 

What are your career or college plans after you graduate high school?

"I plan to play tight end at Western Colorado University."

 

What advice do you have for younger athletes who want to join your sport?

"Play every game like it's your last because it will be gone before you're ready." 

 

What is your favorite song to listen to prior to competing?

"'Call Me' by Shinedown." 

 

What is your go-to Pre-Competition food?

"Pasta."