The Man, the Myth, the Legend, Coach Deon

Coach Deon is the security guard for the student parking lot here at Apopka High School. Besides that, he also helps coach our football and girls lacrosse teams. If you ask anyone on campus who knows coach Deon what his most prized possession is they would probably say his car. But, he also values his family and friendships, as well. As a staff member, Deon makes sure that the students here at Apopka High School are cared for and safe at all school day hours. So much so that he was awarded Support Person of the Year in 2017.

For starters, have you always lived in Apopka? If not, where are you from?

No, I have not always lived in Apopka. I’m actually from North Carolina. I’ve been here a total of fifteen years. I have been at Apopka for about ten years.

What type of car do you have?

The make and model of my car is a Dodge Challenger RT.

Some people say that you love your car more than most people, is that true?

It’s not the fact that I like my car more than anything, anybody would have a prized possession that they love or cherish the most. I don’t cherish my car the most, I cherish my family more than anything.

What are your hobbies?

My hobbies are just about everything. I play basketball, love football, love baseball, I love just about every sport out there.

What sports do you coach and why?

I coach freshman football as a head defensive coordinator and help out with the jv and varsity teams. And I coach the varsity girls lacrosse.

What is your favorite food?

My favorite food is baked macaroni and cheese.