Featured Athlete: Trent Robinson


Katie Dolberry

Senior Trent Robinson started playing football in kindergarten and is now a left tackle on the varsity team.

Trent Robinson is a senior, and he is a starting left tackle on the varsity football team. Robinson got an offer from Eastern Kentucky University on Oct.1, to play football. 

Pre Game:

Favorite color: Red

Favorite fast food: Canes

Pre-game song: “Bad Company” by Five Finger Death Punch

Post-game song: “Same Thing” by The Kid Laroi

Pre-game ritual: Pray 

Favorite pro team: Dallas Cowboys

Favorite college team: Florida Gators

Post Game:

The Red Ledger: When did you first start playing football? Why? 

Trent Robinson: I started playing football in kindergarten because I fell in love with the game when I touched a football.

TRL: What was your reaction when you saw the offer from Eastern Kentucky? 

Senior Trent Robinson’s favorite college football team is the Florida Gators. On Oct. 1, Robinson received an offer to play football for Eastern Kentucky University. (Katie Dolberry)

TR: I just thought that all my hard work and dedication paid off.

TRL: Do you think you will choose to commit to Eastern Kentucky University? Why? 

TR: I think time will tell. I would like to keep my options open.

TRL: How have you been preparing to play college football? 

TR: I’ve been working hard on my grades, doing countless hours of film studying, lifting weights and running everyday.

TRL: Who has been your role model in your journey to playing college football? Why? 

TR: My father because he’s pushed me to be where I’m at today, and he played quarterback in college.

TRL: What is your favorite part about football? Why? 

TR: My favorite part of football is winning because it shows that all the hard work pays off after a hard fought victory.

TRL: Describe your best memory playing football. 

TR: My favorite memory was getting revenge, and beating Frisco Reedy my junior year with 1 minute left.

TRL: What advice would you give to someone that also wants to play college football? 

TR: The sky’s the limit. It’s a grind, but if you put your mind to it, and put the work in, it’s achievable.