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Damien Terry

Damien Terry sits in the top 10% of his senior class as student-athlete at Ross Shaw Sterling High School. He will graduate in May of 2023 and attend Jackson State University to pursue a degree in Biomedical Engineering.

Besides being the captain of the Sterling football team, Damien participates in numerous extracurricular activities. He handles the morning announcements, serves as the student body president, and was voted Sir Sterling.

When he is not playing sports or leading corporate groups, Damien is spending time with his family or earning community service hours by volunteering at on-campus events.  

What does this scholarship mean to you?

This scholarship is especially important to me and my family. The Brothers In Arms scholarship will assist me financially and allow me to get closer to my end goal.  

Who is your role model?

My role model is my mom. Every moment of every day, every hour, every minute, and every second she is on the grind to make her kids the best version of themselves. 

What is your favorite sports memory?

My favorite sports memory was when Sterling beat the breaks off Madison High School all 4 years of my high school career the part of this memory that lives in my head rent-free is when I pancaked 3 defensive linemen at one time, and I swam on them.  

“As a student-athlete who is being raised in a single-parent household, Diversity is facing obstacles head-on to see who wins the hitting contest. Those who quit when times get tough, lose the hitting contest. Those who face obstacles head-on, win the hitting contest every time”  - Damien Terry

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