Student Athlete of the Week: Jamal Cody

Remember this name Jamal Cody.  We all face hurdles in our lives, Jamal will just jump over them. This Hereford junior views life's big picture rarely seen in a teenager.

"You have to work hard in life and it pays off in the long run," Cody said. “I think the way I’ve grown up, my parents mostly instilled in me was the value of leadership.”

Cody is nearing a 4.0 GPA with a tough workload: physics, AP English, AP psychology.

Cody is a standout track and football star at Hereford High School, although he takes the most pride in being a role model to his little brother.

“I try to be the best that I can especially for him” Cody said. “That brother-to-brother relationship helps me.”

A state champ, a football star and to top it all what a fine gentlemen, humble and proud and sees the big picture.

“There’s a bigger and better future out there,” Cody said. 

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