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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Jaylynn Johnson

Jaylynn Johnson is a senior strong safety for the George Rogers Clark football team. Johnson leads the team with six sacks this season and has eight tackles for loss. Last week against Conner, Johnson racked up five total tackles, including two tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks.

QUESTION: What’s your favorite part of football?

JOHNSON: Hitting

Q: Did you set any personal goals before the season?

J: I wanted to lead the team with the most sacks.

Q: Do you have any athletes you try to model your game after?

J: Khalil Mack

Q: What’s your favorite memory playing football?

J: Winning the district championship the first time in 10 years.

Q: Who has had the most influence on your football career?

J: My father

Q: Did you set any team goals before the season?

J: Reclaiming our district championship.