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D6 Athlete of the Week - Aaron Kness

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"Aaron is the hardest working young man I've ever met. His incredible tenacity to overcome any obstacle is inspiring to anyone who is around him. He typically is one of the first to arrive and one of the last to leave. He has an incredible heart for helping the youth in this area, from volunteering to help at back-to-school District 6 functions to reading to the elementary kids throughout the community. Aaron demonstrates what it truly means to be selfless." - Jeremy Hayden, Northridge High School Football Coach

Student Name: Aaron Kness D6 Athlete of the Week Aaron Kness from Northridge High School

School: Northridge High School

Grade: Senior

Sport(s): Football; Track and Field

Position(s): MLB, TE, LS

Stats: Varsity Career so far - 248 tackles, 6 sacks, 7 blocked punts, 5 forced fumbles, 4 touchdowns. This season - 36 tackles, 3 forced fumbles, 1 sack. 

What are some of your most memorable athletic accomplishments?

"It would be 1st Team All Conference Awards and All-State Awards. It's great to see that schools in our state realize how much of a threat I am on the field. I'm definitely appreciative of the respect other coaches have given me."


What are your goals for this upcoming season?

"This football season, I want to finish top in the state in my position. I want to again make All-State status and finish with the most solo tackles in the state."


What is one lesson you have learned from playing high school sports?

"High school football has really shown me the strengths of teamwork. Football is a great game that requires all 11 people on the field to do their jobs correctly in order to win. The bonds you create with your team will last a lifetime."


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

"I plan to play college football at a school of my choice, and I am going to study Sports Sciences and Pre-Med."


What is on your Pre-Game Music Playlist?

"Anything the team is playing and then classical 15 minutes before pre-game."


What is your go-to Pre-Game Food?

"Jimmy Johns."


Last show you binge-watched on Netflix?

"All or Nothing."