AJ Valentine

AJ Valentine

POS. LB
HOMETOWN Johnston, S.C.
HIGH SCHOOL Strom Thurmond HS

Played three seasons of fooball at the linebacker and running back positions...Two time Aiken Standard second team...All-Area second team...All-Region selection linebacker...And selected to play in Border Bowl. Relative(s) that have competed in college or professional athletics: D.J. Swearinger, cousin, South Carolina Gamecocks 2009-2012. Relative(s) that have attended Newberry: Rashad Bryant, cousin, 2017-2018...5-11, 225 lb.


Favorite Movie: Cop Out...Musician/Band: Boys II Men...TV Show: Martin...Role Model: Ray Lewis...Pre Game Ritual: Read a bible verse and then pray...Food: pork chop and steak...Sport to Watch: college football...Hobbies & Activities: sing, dance, and spend time with family and friends...Quote: "The only person you should be better than is the person you were yesterday"--Inky Johnson...Career Ambition: I want to be the best of the best in whatever I do...Other Newberry Activities/Clubs: Track...Volunteer Activities: Gospel Choir...Best Athletic Moment: When I scored a 100-yard interception.