Meldon Law Scholar Athlete: Zantavion Rushing

Published: Nov. 25, 2020 at 8:08 PM EST
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Eastside offensive and defensive lineman zantavion rushing is one who puts an effort into football and school. He carries a 3.4 GPA is a peer mentor, on the weightlifting and track and field teams. Rushing says sports is a great escape from the stress of the school day”

“i like that anything you went through throughout the week you can put it out through here” Rushing said.

“He was raised with good parents, he’s respectful, and does the right thing.” Alex Deleon, the EHS head football coach said.

Zantavion’s favorite subject is math and he is also on the robotics team. Rushing says being on the team is challenging but being a representative of his community makes it all worth it.

“it challenged me because it was something new I’ve never done. When I first got into it I was only one of the black kids that did it. I was giving my community a heads up”

The Rams veteran plans on attending college with hopes of studying to become an engineer or architect.

“I want to major in architecture/engineering and minor in business.” the senior said.

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