Other activities: FFA. I also used to wrestle.
Parents: Cory and Angi Black.
Favorite movie: We Are Marshall.
Favorite actor: Tom Hanks.
Favorite professional team: Kansas City Chiefs.
Favorite college team: Iowa State Cyclones.
Favorite athlete: Brock Purdy.
Favorite foods: Hamburgers or steak.
Favorite restaurant: South Fork.
Favorite vacation spot: I went over to Omaha Beach this past summer.
Biggest academic accomplishment: Making the Honor Roll throughout high school.
Biggest influence: My dad. He’s been there. He’s taught me. He’s coached me. He’s pointed me in the right path.
When did you first get interested in football: I started out playing in Pee-Wee football. I’ve always had a football in my hands.
What do you like most about football: It’s like being a part of one giant family that comes together. You never let anyone down. I know if I mess up, someone is going to be there to pick me up.
What do you do to get ready to play: Zone out and focus on what I’m going to do out on the field.
Personal goals: Make the playoffs, especially since everyone underestimated us this season.
Future plans: I’ve talked about moving on to play college football. There’s a good chance of that. I’d be interested in study either aviation or business.