Up Close & Personal: Johnathan Gray

Do you know J.Gray's pre-game routine? If he could eat one food for a whole week, what would it be? From hobbies and admired athletes, to mottos and inspirations, come inside to get to know the nation's No.2 running back. I bet you'll learn something you didn't know about him...

Johnathan Gray, RB, Aledo (TX) High

What is your biggest accomplishment in your sports? My biggest accomplishment in sports right now wold be winning back-to-back state championships

What do you want to major in? Business and Management

Favorite hobby outside of football? swimming and listening to music

Where is your favorite place to eat? Red Lobster

Favorite movie? The Other Guys

What would you do if you weren't playing sports? (laughing) If I wasn't playing sports, I would find a way to play them.

What's your pregame routine? going to sleep and relaxing

Any pregame superstitions? None.

Is there a certain meal, snack, or drink u have to have before a game? I eat a ham sandwich before.

Fave music artist/group? I listen to Drake and Lil Wayne

Athletes you admired growing up? LaDainian Tomlinson and Adrian Peterson

If you could eat one food for a week, what would it be? Pei Wei

Who's your role model, and why? My role model is my dad. He taught me everything I know right now.

Do you have a saying or motto that you live your life by? My motto is "It is what it is."

What was the best advice you were ever given? Best advice would have to be run fast and hard.

What sports did you play growing up? I played football, soccer and basketball (started all at age eight) Fooball has always been No. 1.

What's something people might not know about you? I listen to country music.

So can you country two-step? Can I two-step?! Is that a question? (laughing) I live in Aledo, so yes.


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