By Dave Merchant firstname.lastname@example.org
Blake Gilliam is one very talented Jaguar who has stepped it up as a senior.
He played football, basketball and track too.
His college will be in Detroit where he officially signed.
“I am attending Wayne state to play football,” Blake said. “I picked Wayne State because it fits my academic needs and I fell in love with their “Why” and what I mean by their why is why they play the game, and why everyone is on the field and buying into the overall goals of the team.”
“Also they have an amazing coaching staff that can build me up to the best player I can possibly be over the next 4-5 years.” He plans on going into civil/environmental engineering.
His closest friends are Mateo Balders, Marcus Smith, Jakob Marsee, Nick Setser, Xavier England, Zack Kauffman, Nathan Magier, Joey Mocnick, Michael Mastropietro, Max Slate, Colton Caswell and more.
His mother is Krystal Gilliam-Haley, his step-dad is Thomas Haley, his father is Micheal Gilliam, his
Step-mother is Nerissa Gilliam, his brother is Cole Gilliam, and his sisters are Belah Haley and Mia Gilliam.
“My goals for the remainder of this basketball season are to win the league, win a district title and be the best leader I can be on and off the court,” he said.
His college goals are to start 3 years and be 1st team GLIAC two of those years, and also to continue to be a leader in college and be the best teammate possible.