Athlete of the Week: AJ Detwiler


Terry McCaulley

AJ Detwiler

Name: AJ Detwiler

Sport: Cross country

Grade: 12


AJ was named a first-team Mountain League All-Star this season. He has placed first or second for Tyrone in every meet this season.  AJ has also run in several half marathons and was a part of the first-ever Tyrone junior high cross country team. 

Eagle Eye: How did you first get involved in this sport?

AJ Detwiler : My mom got me involved when I started running Joshua House 5k’s 

EE: What other sports do you play?

AD: Track & Field  

EE: Favorite professional sports team?

AD: Washington Redskins

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

AD: Nick Symmonds 

EE: Who do you admire the most? Why?

AD: My dad he is a great role model

EE: Favorite band /musician?

AD: Playboi Carti

EE: Favorite movie/show?

AD: Talladega Nights

EE: Favorite food?

AD: Tacos

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

AD: Work hard, have fun

EE: What are your future goals?

AD: get rich