In a city just outside of New Orleans, a little six-year-old boy began a football journey that would take far more punches than expected.
Less than 10 years later, he developed into a five-star recruit and one of the most desired high school football players in the class of 2019. He could go wherever he wanted, and his opportunities were infinite.
After considering opportunities to play for an out-of-state college and experience something new, senior running back John Emery Jr. could not shake how much playing in front of his family meant to him. A decision that was once cloudy became clear: LSU was home.
— Read on lsusports.net/news/2022/11/04/in-focus-lsu-running-back-john-emery-jr/