January 11, 2013
In the spotlight
Brenden Holbrook, Herbert Hoover
Athlete: Brenden Holbrook School: Herbert HooverClass: JuniorSport: FootballHighlights: Two-year letterman; starting quarterback in 2012 until season-ending leg injury in first game of the season.Personal: 3.9 grade-point average; writer for Clendenin Town & Country newspaper; plans to attend West Virginia University to major in journalism; attends Heritage Baptist Church; son of Matt and Jennifer Holbrook and Paul and Lesli Hinkley.Quotable: "I love football more than anything, but God gave me the ability to excel in athletics and academics. At the end of the day I understand my brain will get me farther than sports."