NAME: Darrion Henry
SCHOOL: Princeton High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2020
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Scholarship to Ohio State U.
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6'5"-265 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Springfield Township
MOM: Olen Henry & Denitra Young
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My mom."
FUTURE GOAL: Play in the NFL
The Princeton Viking's 6'5", 265 lb. senior defensive end Darrion Henry was one of the top sought-after football recruits nationally with a slew of collegiate offers and has committed to play next year for The Ohio State Buckeyes.
During the regular season, Darrion had 45 tackles (32 solo, 13 assisted), six sacks and two forced fumbles. He has helped the Vikings to a 6-4 record and its first playoff berth since 2007.
His junior year, Darrion recorded a team-leading 61 total tackles with 33 solo tackles and 28 assisted tackles, plus he notched 8.5 sacks, which led the GMC and was a school record for sacks in a season. He also forced three fumbles, recovering two of them.
For his accomplishments on the field, Darrion has earned numerous honors. Last season, he was named 1st team GMC for the second time, 1st team all-city (Enquirer), 1st team all-SWO District and honorable mention all-state. He participated in the Under Armour All-American camp in Cleveland in 2018.
Darrion also played basketball his sophomore year for the Vikings.
His favorite athlete is LeBron James, favorite entertainer is Dave Chappelle, favorite book is Raisin in the Sun, favorite movie is The Wood and most-like-to-meet is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Active in community service, he enjoys playing paintball in his spare time.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Darrion is the highlight of our community. Darrion motivates and uplifts friends, family and teammates. It is a privilege for me to coach and be around this young man."
— Mike Daniels, Football Coach