Green Wave News · Sport Clips MVP Spotlight of the Month – April


Sport Clips MVP Spotlight of the Month


Each month the Sport Clips Spotlight will recognize our outstanding student-athletes who have accomplished great achievements or have demonstrated characteristics deserving of recognition. 

The following Easley High student-athletes are being acknowledged for their character, academic accomplishments, leadership skills, and service to others.



Jazmin Calhoun – class of 2021

What sport(s) do you participate in at Easley High?

I  have participated in volleyball (1 year), Basketball (2 years), and Soccer (4 years)

What is your favorite inspirational quote and who said it?

“Dreams are not what you see in your sleep, dreams are things which do not let you sleep.” Cristiano Ronaldo

Who is your favorite professional athlete & why?

Alex Morgan – because I want to play how she plays and be on the national team one day

What is your favorite meal to eat?

I love eating breakfast for dinner with Sunny D.  (sausage, eggs, biscuits, and waffles)

What is your favorite sports-related memory?

My favorite memory would have to be playing world cup on a rainy day at practice.

What is one thing on your bucket list?

I want to visit a tropical island and also skydive.

What is one word that describes you & why?

Determined – I would say I am ( I never give up) also because when I want something I will do what it takes to get there.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

Graduating college and going into the police force and one day becoming a detective.


 Nick Mantekas- class of 2021 

What sport(s) do you participate in at Easley High?

Football and Soccer

What is your favorite inspirational quote and who said it?

“You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretsky

Who is your favorite professional athlete & why?

Giannis Antetokounmpo – because I am also Greek and I love to see a Greek athlete like him succeed at such a high level.  Overall he seems like such a nice and grounded human as well.

What is your favorite meal to eat?

A fresh salmon dinner.

What is your favorite sports-related memory?

Scoring a goal against Pickens in the final minutes.  Also scoring 55 total points as the Varsity Football Field Goal Kicker is a great memory as well.

What is one thing on your bucket list?

Go to Space (Safely)

What is one word that describes you & why?

Outgoing because I am not afraid to meet new people or explore new things.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

Just finishing up my college years and looking to find a long term job and start the “REAL DEAL” adult life.