Off the Field | Jameson Butler | The Press and Standard
by The Press and Standard | September 9, 2017 5:00 am
Last Updated: September 6, 2017 at 12:02 pm
Jameson Orenthal Butler is a senior at Colleton County High School, where he plays football for the Cougars. He is the son of James and Tynette Goff of Walterboro. His grandparents are Elijah Williams and Cynthia Williams. Jameson has a 3.5 GPA.
Athletic Awards: Player of the Game (2016), Play of the Game (2016), Scholar Athlete of the Week (Friday Night Rivals 2017), Stop of the Game Friday Night Rivals (defensive touchdown) 2017, Team Captain (2016, 2017).
Special Honors: Cougar Men of Distinction, president; J.A.G, Educational Talent Search and CCHS Chorus
College Interest: Coastal Carolina University, University of South Carolina Columbia, East Carolina University
Intended Field of Study: Psychology
Collegiate Sports: I am pursuing playing football in college.
On Football: Football changed my life. I wouldn’t be who I am today without the game. Football teaches life lessons no other sport can.
Role Model: My role model is Pastor/Uncle John. He is the most inspiring man and has so much wisdom to share. He has always called me a champ and said he was proud of me — no matter what I’ve done.
Powerful High School Lesson: Think before you make choices in life.
Inspiring Educator or Coach: Mr. Shawn Johnson has taught me so many things about the real world in these four years of high school. He has treated me like his son and helped me reach my potential and grow as a leader. I am very grateful for him.
Surprising Jameson fact: I love math!
On CCHS: I love each one of the custodians and lunch ladies at CCHS. They don’t get nearly enough credit and are so deserving. It means so much to me to see them during the day because they are always laughing and joking with us. I love and appreciate them.