Getting to Know

Published 1:57 pm Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Ben’s Ford Christian School’s Payton Miller

Ben’s Ford Christian School’s Payton Miller is a football and baseball player for the Eagles.
In football, Miller plays everywhere on the field. On the diamond, he is a first baseman.
Last season, Miller was a first-team all-district player in football for defense.
“Payton Miller is one of our hardest guys. He’s real submissive, just willing to play wherever. He’s run the ball for us, played on the O-line for us, he’s played D-end, linebacker, he’s willing to play wherever. He’s one them kids that’s hard working, he ain’t gonna quit on you,” Ben’s Ford Christian School coach Tommy Pittman said.
Pittman said that Miller has been like that for years.
“I coached him in junior high ball and he’s just a really good kid,” Pittman said.
Pittman added that Miller will do really well in life.

What do you enjoy most about playing your sports?
Just like playing with a team. You get to know people better and I just like playing sports.

What do you like best about being a student-athlete?
Just getting to play is fun.

Who has been the most influential person in your school sports career? Why?
(Ben’s Ford Christian School coach) Brother Tommy (Pittman). He keeps us pushing to do better, helps us in the weight room and coaches the best that he knows how.

Who is your favorite athlete? Why?
Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis. Just played hard and liked the game of football. I like the way he played linebacker.

Favorite team?
New Orleans Saints.

Best thing about living in Washington Parish?
It’s a small town and you know everybody.