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Darien Peniston, Appleton North

FVA Spotlight: Darien Peniston, Appleton North Football and Track and Field

Name: Darien Peniston

School: Appleton North

Year in School: Senior

Sports: Football, Track and Field

Parents’ names: Kathy and Chris Walker

Siblings’ names: Stephen Peniston

Favorite aspect of your school: My favorite aspect is the diversity of this school.

If you have been involved in community service projects, which has been most rewarding and why? I volunteer my time at Pop Warner, and our schools youth league Chargers Program.

What is your favorite class? Criminal Justice

Who is your favorite teacher? Curtis Salm

What is the best advice one of your coaches has given you? Don't be afraid to make mistakes, or fail.

Favorite youth coach: Coach Ryan Pues

Favorite place to play on the road in the FVA? Kimberly

Favorite athlete to compete against in the FVA: Patrick Ourada, Appleton West

Favorite memory from being involved in co-curricular activities is…: The bond I've built from playing with my teammates for the past 4 years.

Favorite professional team: Miami Heat

Favorite professional athlete: JJ Watt

College or post-high school plans: Attend a 4 year college

What is your desired major/career field? Business/Marketing

Something people would be surprised to know about me is…: I can run 200 m in 30 seconds

What is at the top of your “bucket list?” Travel around the U.S visiting all 50 states

What is your dream job? Owning my own Business

Favorite person to follow on Social Media: Joel Embiid

When I have a weekend off of sports, you can usually find me... watching college football with my friends.

A non-athletic talent I have is…: playing video games.