Athlete of the Week: Powdersville RB Jakobe Bufford

Athlete of the Week: Powdersville RB Jakobe Bufford

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Athlete of the Week: Powdersville RB Jakobe Bufford

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Powdersville's Jakobe Bufford works on drills during practice.

Powdersville’s Jakobe Bufford works on drills during practice.

This week’s Greenville News Player of the Week sponsored by Papa John’s is Powdersville running back Jakobe Bufford.

JAKOBE BUFFORD

Powdersville/RB/Senior/5-8/185

Jakobe had 22 carries for 197 yards and three touchdowns in the Patriots’ 42-7 win over Landrum.

Nicknames: Kobe, KB

Favorite food: Chicken alfredo

Favorite movie: “Jurassic Park”

Favorite TV show: “Tom and Jerry”

Favorite actor: Kevin Hart

Favorite subject: Science

Teacher you most admire: Mr. Ken Smith

Favorite quote: “There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs.” — Unknown

Favorite NFL player: Odell Beckham Jr.

Favorite NFL team: New England Patriots

Favorite college player: Artavis Scott

Favorite college team: Oregon

Favorite broadcaster: Shaquille O’Neal

Person you most admire: My father, Bruce Bufford

Famous person, dead or alive, you’d like to meet: Kobe Bryant

What’s on your iPod? Gospel, rap, country

Most memorable vacation: Trip to Louisiana

Colleges you’re interested in: South Carolina, Clemson, Oregon

In your free time, we most likely will find you: Playing the drum and hanging out with family

Most memorable athletic moment: Scoring five touchdowns in one game as a sophomore

Your dream: To have my own graphic design company after college

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