Getting to Know

Published 1:57 pm Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Pine High School’s Jordan Anderson

Pine’s Jordan Anderson is a three-sport athlete. He plays football, basketball and competes in track and field.
The senior is a wide receiver and safety on the gridiron. In basketball, Anderson is a guard. In track, Anderson is in the 4×100, 100-meters, 200 and the long jump.
In football, Anderson has been a first-team all-district receiver and second-team defensive back. In basketball, Anderson has been a second-team all-district player. Anderson has advanced as far as the regionals in track and field.
“I think last year, he really stepped into a leadership role,” Pine football coach Bradley Seal said. “We’ve always known how good he is, I mean what he does at receiver, but that’s what I’m so proud of is that year, year and a half, how he’s grown up and matured.”

What do you enjoy most about playing your sports?
Just playing with my teammates and trying to succeed. It’s just a fun sport to play.

What do you like best about being a student athlete?
A good part about grades and stuff. Being able to go play college and all of that stuff. It’s just a great thing playing football. I’m trying to go college, but school, that’s the main thing.

Who has been the most influential person in your school sports career? Why?
Coach Bradley (Seal) because he’s taught me a lot. Coming up as a kid and not knowing that much then get up here, being able to get taught some stuff and being a better player.

Who is your favorite athlete? Why?
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones because he’s aggressive, strong, fast and he’s a great player to look up to. You can look at him, see what he does and try to take notes.

Favorite team?
New Orleans Saints.

Best thing about living in Washington Parish?
It’s just great. Really ain’t nothing else to it.