Athlete Showcase: Dowagiac’s Jeffrey Holloman, Jr.
Published 10:42 am Monday, November 30, 2015
Jeffrey Holloman, Jr. is a junior on the Dowagiac football team.
What has been one of your greatest
accomplishments as an athlete?
JH: I got the JV basketball MVP.
What has been one of your biggest
disappointments as an athlete?
JH: Not beating Benton Harbor this year in
What has been a hardship in your life?
JH: Getting better in sports, making my mom happy and school.
Who is a “hero” in your life and why?
JH: My mom, because she is a huge motivator and helps me with everything.
When are you the most nervous while you are competing?
JH: Crunch time (fourth quarter).
Describe an embarrassing athletic moment.
JH: I fell down during a basketball game really hard once.
How do you tend to workout/train when by yourself?
JH: Pushups and situps.
What other sport would you like to compete in if you were not playing yours?
Who would you say is your “biggest fan?” Why?
JH: My mother, because all she does is cheer for me.
How would you give away $50,000?
JH: Donate half to sports for school and the other half to my mom.
If you could be the head coach of a team for a year, what team would you choose?
JH: The football team here at the high school.
If I did not play sports, I would…?
JH: Be a head coach or just focus on school.
What is the most challenging thing for you to do in your sport?
JH: Get to my full potential day in and day out.
If you could change one rule about your sport, what would it be?
JH: The football holding rule.
What is the best compliment you have ever received?
JH: That you are a great athlete on the court and the field.
What was the scariest thing you have had to do? Are you glad you did it?
JH: Go against the Howard brothers my sophomore year. Yes, cause it helped me get better.
What was the last thing you saw someone do that really impressed you?
JH: Keoante (Blackamore) dunk in basketball.
What is your favorite hobby? Why?
JH: Chilling with my friends because we laugh a lot.
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