The 280 Living Athlete of the Month for November is Chelsea High School senior Julius McCall, an exceptional player in both football and basketball. Chelsea Athletic Director and Head Varsity Football Coach Wade Waldrop said McCall is an outstanding player, hard worker and a great young man and is overly deserving of the recognition.
McCall recently committed to be a part of the 2013 UAB football signing class, choosing the Blazers over Troy, Georgia State, Samford and Alabama State.
How long have you been involved in Football and Basketball?
I’ve been involved in both sports since I was 7 years old.
What is the best thing about being part of Chelsea’s teams?
The camaraderie of my teammates and my coaches. The family atmosphere.
Who has been your biggest inspiration?
My mom and dad are my biggest inspiration.
What other activities are you involved in at Chelsea?
Athletes in Actions.
What cause are you passionate about?
I’m passionate about finishing school and starting college.
What are your future college/career aspirations?
I plan to go to UAB and major in engineering or maybe become a dentist.
Tell us about your family. Do you have siblings involved with sports?
My parents are Anthony and Malinda McCall, and I have a younger brother, Joshua, who plays ninth grade football. I have an older sister, Jennifer, and an older brother, Detrius. They both live in Atlanta.
What do you like to do in your spare time?
Spend time with my family and friends. Watch ESPN and playing basketball.