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MVA male Athlete of the Week: Kenyetta Williams, Joliet Catholic Academy

Football, Senior

Kenyetta Williams
Joliet Catholic Academy, Football
Kenyetta Williams Joliet Catholic Academy, Football

Herron: What did you like about your performance last week against Saint Ignatius?

Williams: Me and my o-line all worked together, and they got it done with open holes. And our quarterback, Aidan Voss, looked really good and delivered some really good throws.

Herron: What do you like the most about your team?

Williams: We’re a young team, so not many people expected us to work like we do. But we’re hard workers, and we all work together, so I really like this team.

Herron: What do you like the most about competing for Joliet Catholic?

Williams: It’s great. A lot of people hate JCA because of our tradition, but I like playing here and being at the top and proving how I want to be.

Herron: What do you like the most about football?

Williams: I love football. I run track also, so I’ve always loved running. And I like the feeling of teamwork and working for a goal together.

Herron: Who’s your biggest influence?

Williams: My father, Kenyetta Sr., who played running back at the University of Missouri in the 1990s. He pushes me to be the best that I can be.

Herron: What type of music do you like, and who’s your favorite artist?

Williams: I love old R&B from the eighties and nineties. And Bell Biv DeVoe.

Herron: Who’s your favorite sports team and athlete?

Williams: The St. Louis Cardinals. And Saquon Barkley.

Herron: What do you like to do in your free time?

Williams: I like to read. I really like James Patterson and Stephen King as authors.

Herron: What do you want to do in the future?

Williams: My dad is a global transportation company owner, so I want to major in international business and get my MBA and then work for his company.

Herron: What’s your favorite class?

Williams: U.S. Government.

Herron: What’s your favorite place that you’ve visited, and where would like to visit?

Williams: I really like Navy Pier. And Italy.

Herron: What’s your favorite TV show and movie?

Williams: “All American” and “Astro Boy.”

Herron: What’s your favorite food and place to eat?

Williams: Pancakes. And Cracker Barrel.

Herron: Do you have any pets?

Williams: I have a Pit Bull puppy named Persia.

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