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Junior football star Darnay Holmes brings talent to CHS

Hannah Lederman - Staff Writer, Photo by Chelsea Argue - Photo Editor

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Junior Darnay Holmes is one of the many transfer students to join the CHS football team. As a premier receiver and defensive back, Holmes has already caught the attention 23 colleges, including some of the biggest football schools such as the University of Alabama, Ohio State University and University of California, Los Angeles. Even though Holmes is not too focused on his rankings, ESPN ranks him as the 27th best player in the country and as the top recruit in all of Calif. for the class of 2017.

Holmes’ love for football was fostered at a young age. Watching his brother and his friends play ultimately inspired him to try football for himself. The struggles he and his family have encountered have molded him and motivated him to become the person he is today.

“Football impacted my life by me knowing that football is more than a game,” said Holmes. “You can influence people through your on the field play and also by the way you act in public.”

Holmes prepares himself for game days by cracking jokes and having fun. Playing football has taught him to interact with others when adversity hits and be himself.
Holmes is also always improving and learning. Even though he is strong when it comes
to running and catching, he feels as though watching taped games will help him become
a better player.

Holmes will continue to play football throughout his life, but if that does not pan out, he is looking forward to becoming a successful businessman.

“I enjoy playing football because I can be able to compete, have fun and be able
to create a lot of lasting memories” says Holmes.

Holmes played football last year at Newbury Park High School and has pushed the CHS team to move at a much quicker pace. He is looking forward to this year because he is eager to meet new people, create new friendships and leave a legacy behind; making sure this year’s football team is one for the history books.

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