June 1, 2020

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Diamond in the Rough: Shiloh Childs

Shiloh Childs is a 5’11 165lbs four-star junior wide receiver from West Jefferson High School in Harvey, Louisiana who is known for his amazing speed and agility. Childs is the 6th ranked wide receiver in Louisiana. Childs was rated a 10/10 in speed, 10/10 in agility, and 10/10 in hands.

When did you start playing football and when did you start to love playing football?

I started playing football when I was 12 years olds and I started to love playing football when I was 14 years old. I was playing ball at the Martin Luther King playground.

What are some life lessons you have learned from playing football?

I have learned to respect other even when others don’t respect me and I have learned about teamwork.

What kind of football player are you?

I am a hard worker and I am determined. The reason why is because I believe I can do anything with myself and with other people.

What is the best game you have ever played in so far?

The best game I have ever played in so far was against Pineville when I caught a lot of passes and made plays for my team when they needed me too.

Do you have any hobbies outside of football?

I play basketball and I run track for the school. I run the 4×200, 4×100, 4×400, and the high jump.

What made you decide to be a wide receiver?

At first I though I would just be playing basketball because I loved basketball at the time. But because of my skillset and lack of other positions that were available my father told me that I could be a wide receiver.

What is your greatest strength on the football field?

My hands are my greatest strength.

What is a part of your game that you are trying to improve?

I only part of my game that I am trying to improve is my footwork because I feel like I could run my routes faster.

What are your goals for your senior year?

I am trying to get noticed by showing people what I can do so that I could go to college.