Reporter Athlete of the Week: Apelu (AJ) Sellem

  • Friday, November 16, 2018 9:30am
  • Sports

Lindbergh High School’s Apelu (AJ) Sellem, football, was selected as the Renton Reporter’s Male Athlete of the Week for Nov. 16.

Q: What is your favorite subject in school?

A: Language Arts

Q: What other activities do you participate in?

A: I enjoy track.

Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?

A: My football coaches, mom and dad.

Q: Do you have a pre- or post-game tradition? What is it?

A: I do a prayer on the field before the game and dance with my teammates after a win.

Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?

A: “That’s On Me,” by Yella Beezy

From the Sideline

“AJ was voted team captain this football season by his teammates. He is a team player first and is always there for his teammates. He works extremely hard on the field and in the classroom. He is everything we want in a player in our program. AJ was also voted First Team All-League for offense (offensive lineman) and 2nd team All-League for defense (defensive line). He also received an All-State nomination.”

— Coach Danny Thompson

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