This week's Athlete of the Week is Auburn High junior Jazavion Ray, a wide receiver on the Tigers' football team.
Auburn Villager: When did you get your start playing football?
Jazavion Ray: I started playing football in the sixth grade.
AV: Have you always played receiver?
JR: I have played quarterback and receiver.
AV: What do you like most about playing wide receiver?
JR: That I can make big plays.
AV: What is the biggest challenge about playing the position?
JR: Just the impact, everybody counting on you to make a certain play.
AV: How do you think the season is going so far?
JR: I think the season's going very good. Our team, we're being together as a team and we're coming together more, so it's helping us out because we're listening to a lot of stuff right now, so we're getting together.
AV: Do you have any receivers you look up to or try to emulate?
JR: Odell Beckham, Antonio Brown and JuJu (Smith-Schuster), he plays on the Steelers.
AV: What do you like about their games?
JR: Their intensity in the game and how they prepare for the games. That's mostly it.
AV: Do you play any other sports?
JR: I play basketball. I play small forward.
AV: What do you like about playing basketball?
JR: I just like playing hard defense. I'm an active player, so I like the intensity of playing hard.
AV: What colleges do you like watching in basketball?
JR: I like Georgia; I like Kentucky. That's the main two.
AV: Any players you try to emulate?
JR: Not really.
AV: Do you have any hobbies outside of sports that you enjoy?
JR: Go to work. That's about it.
Interview by Brian Woodham