Athlete of the Week: Demarcus Wilson, Trotwood-Madison


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Athlete of the Week: Demarcus Wilson, Trotwood-Madison

Name: Demarcus Wilson

School: Trotwood-Madison

Grade: Junior

Age: 18

Sports: Track and field

Claim to fame/honors: Ran on runner-up 4x100 relay team at Division I state championship; state qualifier in 110 hurdles; earned a second (4x100) and a third (110 hurdles) at regional; claimed a second (110 hurdles) and two thirds (4x200 and 4x100) at Greater Western Ohio Conference championships; all-GWOC at WR

Bet you didn’t know … I’ve been to state three years in a row

Words you live by: “When you want it as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful.”

Toughest opponent: Cam Burrows last year in football; steele from 110 and 300

Biggest influence: My wide receiver coach Jeff Graham

What’s on your bedroom walls: My track awards, state medal, football ring for winning 2012 state title

When I’m bored I like to … watch movies

Favorite movie: Hunger Games

Person who would play you in a movie: Kevin Hart

Favorite TV show: The Walking Dead

Favorite musical artist: J. Cole

Favorite book: Goosebumps

Favorite home-cooked meal: Meatloaf

Favorite restaurant: Golden Corral

I’d love to trade places for a day with … Larry Fitzgerald

Whose brain would you like to pick? Bill Gates

Place where you’d love to travel? California

Talent you’d like to have? Sing

Favorite school subject: Math

Favorite athlete: Larry Fitzgerald

Favorite sports moment: Winning the state title in football

Favorite junk food: Sweetarts

Best thing about track: Being up on that state podium

In 10 years, I hope to be … famous for football

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