Lindbergh High School’s Apelu (AJ) Sellem, wrestling, was selected as the Renton Reporter’s Male Athlete of the Week for Jan. 4.
Q: What is your favorite subject in school?
A: Language Arts
Q: What other activities do you participate in?
A: Football and track
Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?
A: Coaches and teammates
Q: Do you have a pre- or post-game tradition? What is it?
A: Shake up my teammates before a match
Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?
A: “Return of the Mack,” by Craig Morrison
From the Sideline
“So far this season, AJ has a record of 11-2 in the 285-weight class. He has placed second in two tournaments and this past weekend, placed first in the Lindbergh Invitational. AJ is also a team captain.”
— Coach Mike Pine
Editor’s note: the above sideline comments were written after the Dec. 15, 2018 Lindbergh Invitational.