Return to Headlines

D6 Athlete of the Week - Zjhonoah Trujillo

D6 Athlete of the Week Logo

Student Name: Zjhonoah TrujilloD6 Athlete of the Week - Zjhonoah Trujillo

School: Greeley Central High School

Grade: Senior

Sport(s): Football and Baseball

Position(s): Quarterback and second base/utility

Stats: 3,500 passing yards and 450 batting average

Tell us about your greatest athletic achievement to date:

"Getting recruited to play football and baseball at my future college Nebraska Wesleyan University."


What are your goals for this season? 

"Leave a mark on the program for the future and make playoffs in baseball."


How do athletics make you a better student?

"Athletics teach you to be reliable, great work ethic, and communication skills."


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

"Trust in my ability and calm myself down with breathing."


What is the best part about competing?

"Competing with some of my best friends and knowing all the hard work is paying off."


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

"I will be attending Nebraska Wesleyan University to study Exercise Science and continue playing football and baseball."


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

"Be confident in yourself, don't care what anyone else says. Do what you want and love. Make sure you're happy with what you are doing."


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

"'Blue Notes' by Meek Mill." 


What is your go-to Pre-Competition food?

"I love eating something light before I compete, like yogurt or a smoothie!"