Jezayd Hall of William Floyd High School is more than just a rising star on the lacrosse field. Hall is a native of Mastic Beach and studlete in the class of 2021. Jezayd is currently in the midst of a football season where he is running all over Suffolk county. Through the first four games of the Colonials season Hall has rushed for over 300 yards and already has four touchdowns. Read full article…
All this while leading his team to a perfect 4-0 start. Hall uses his all-world quickness to avoid defenders on the gridiron. Jezayd’s strength is on display during the winter months on the wrestling mats . Hall spends his winter as a member of William Floyd’s wrestling team. The team is coming off a disappointing season a year ago, but Hall and his teammates are looking to right the ship.
The combination of speed and strength that has made Hall such a force in both football and wrestling will make him unstoppable on the lacrosse field. The quickness and elusiveness of a running back with the pure strength of a wrestler will prove dangerous on the Lacrosse field for the rest of Suffolk county. The multi-sport “studlete” took time to preview his upcoming lacrosse season with the LILJ and talk about life as a three sport star.
Q: How do you balance all three sports?
I balance my sports by just working as hard as I can and try to appear at every practice.
Q: Why did you start playing lacrosse?
I started playing lacrosse because of Coach Megna in the second grade. I just fell in love with the fast pace of the game.
Q: Do you see yourself pursuing a college that allows you to play at least 2 of the three sports?
As much as I love the the sports I play, lacrosse is the sport I want to get better at in college.
Q: What are you expectations for the 2020 lacrosse seasons? Both team and individually.
I feel like our team has a great chance at going to the playoffs this year. Individually I would like to be an all state lacrosse player.
Q: Who has had the biggest impact on you as an athlete?
I think my mother had the biggest impact on my development as player. She would always tell me that I could do things that I didn’t believe I could do. She showed me my true potential, and inspired me to reach heights I did not know existed.