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Class of 2019


Demetrius Gladney

Abdifatha Abdi


Graduating Class of 2019…..Wears #83…..6’3”, 190 pounds…..First year playing football for the Tigers.

Graduating Class of 2018…..Wears #82…..T6’0”, 155 pounds…..his is his second year playing for the Tigers…..He also plays basketball…..He has earned one letter (basketball)…..He enjoys the workouts which help keep him fit…..In sports, there is a brotherhood which each team develops and he enjoys being part of that brotherhood.

Demetrius Gladney

Brian Avre


Graduating Class of 2019…..Wears #28…..5’7”, 160 pounds…..Third year playing football for the Tigers…..Also wrestles…..Earned five letters in wrestling and one in football….. Named Defensive Most Valuable Player…..Named Outstanding Wrestler (2016-17 season), and Most Improved Wrestler (2015-2016 season)…..Named All-Conference in Wrestling three seasons (2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18)…..Hard work and dedication is needed in order to be competitive and have fun in football…..He had 55 tackles during the 2017 football season.

Graduating Class of 2018…..Wears #82…..T6’0”, 155 pounds…..his is his second year playing for the Tigers…..He also plays basketball…..He has earned one letter (basketball)…..He enjoys the workouts which help keep him fit…..In sports, there is a brotherhood which each team develops and he enjoys being part of that brotherhood.

Demetrius Gladney

Hussein Aden


Graduating Class of 2019….. Wears #99…..5’8”, 161 pounds…..First year playing football for the Tigers…..Also runs track…..He decided to play football this season because many of his friends are playing and since they were always speaking positively of their experience, he wanted to give the game a try…..Played soccer when he attended St. Peter High School and he was named “Player of the Year.”

Graduating Class of 2018…..Wears #82…..T6’0”, 155 pounds…..his is his second year playing for the Tigers…..He also plays basketball…..He has earned one letter (basketball)…..He enjoys the workouts which help keep him fit…..In sports, there is a brotherhood which each team develops and he enjoys being part of that brotherhood.

Demetrius Gladney

Ridwaan Abdikadir


Graduating Class of 2019….. Wears #75…..5’11”, 182 pounds…..Second year playing football for the Tigers…..Also participated in wresting (two years) and track (one year…..Earned one letter (wrestling)…..Names Rookie of the Year in Track…..The thing he loves about football is the hitting and tackling…..He is very involved in his Mosque…..He also is a very good piano player.

Graduating Class of 2018…..Wears #82…..T6’0”, 155 pounds…..his is his second year playing for the Tigers…..He also plays basketball…..He has earned one letter (basketball)…..He enjoys the workouts which help keep him fit…..In sports, there is a brotherhood which each team develops and he enjoys being part of that brotherhood.



Joey Erickson


Graduating Class of 2019…..Wears #2…..6’2”, 180 pounds…..Second year playing for the Tigers, but he had played for Minnehaha Academy’s team, known as the SMB Wolfpack for two years…..Also plays basketball and runs track…..He enjoys the team aspect of the game as well as the competition…..He looks forward to the team bonding and brotherhood…..During the 2017-18 basketball season, he led the JV team in steals.



Nataera Hordofa


Graduating Class of 2019…..Wears #31…..5’8”, 155 pounds….. year playing for the Tigers, he has played in middle school…..He has also played soccer, basketball and track…..He first played football in the 5th grade and said it feels good playing the game…..He believes his quickness and moves will help the Tigers be successful.



Josiah Lossow 


Graduating Class of 2019…..Wears #3…..6’2”, 180 pounds…..Fourth year playing for the Tigers…..Earned two letters (one each in football and basketball). He earned the “Tiger Award” in football (2016 season)…..Names to the All-District team in 2017…..He also plays basketball and baseball…..Even though he is a mild-mannered person, he enjoys hitting people which is part of the game.


Graduating Class of 2018…..Wears #18…..6’0”, 132 pounds…..This is his first year playing football…..He wanted to play football last season, but was too late to join the team…..He believes it takes a lot of time to be good at football.

Kodiak Shipquist


Graduating Class of 2019…..Wears #1…..5’8”, 140 pounds…..Third year playing for the Tigers…..He has earned one letter in football…..Named All-District Honorable Mention…..He has played football most of his life and enjoys the game…..He believes football teaches you how to become and adult and you have to come together as a family in order to be successful……He believes education is important and demonstrates it through having been on the Honor Roll every quarter of High School with an overall grade point average of 3.67.






Dorrayn Tapplin


Graduating Class of 2019…..Wears #84…..5’10’, 170 pounds…..Second year playing for the Tigers…..He has earned one letter in football…..He has also played basketball and track…..He is attracted to the game for the possibility of earning a scholarship in order to further his education…..He enjoys the workout because he believes that is where you become successful…..He believes his biggest accomplishments on the athletic field are the improvement of his work ethic. He no longer wants to be just good, he wants to be the best who has ever put on a Tiger uniform….. He is extremely proud that his school work has improved so much that he was named to the Honor Roll.


Graduating Class of 2018…..Wears #83…..5’9”, 155 pounds…..He has also played basketball for three years at South…..He enjoys the aggressiveness and the spirit that the sport is played…..He believes that you have to build strong relationships with the coaches and teammates in order to succeed.

Tre Thompson


Graduating Class of 2019…..Wears #62…..6’3”, 200 pounds…..Fourth year playing football for the Tigers…..Also wrestles…..Named All-Conference in wrestling twice (2016/17, 2017/18), Wrestling Rookie of the Year, and All-District honorable Mention in Football…..He loves football because of the brotherhood that comes with the game…..When not in school, he also plays rugby, and names captain of the State Rugby team…..Qualified for the Individual State Wrestling Tournament…..Sings in the varsity choir.


Graduating Class of 2018…..Wears #83…..5’9”, 155 pounds…..He has also played basketball for three years at South…..He enjoys the aggressiveness and the spirit that the sport is played…..He believes that you have to build strong relationships with the coaches and teammates in order to succeed.

Quinnlan Woodberry


Graduating Class of 2019…..Wears #51…..6’0”, 170 pounds…..Fourth year playing football for the Tigers…..He also wrestles…..He has earned letters in wrestling and football…..Names All-Conference in wrestling twice (2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons)…..He has played football his whole life…..He enjoys the game because he likes to hit people…..The game brings his teammates closer together


Graduating Class of 2018…..Wears #83…..5’9”, 155 pounds…..He has also played basketball for three years at South…..He enjoys the aggressiveness and the spirit that the sport is played…..He believes that you have to build strong relationships with the coaches and teammates in order to succeed.

Class of 2020


Shoueib Ahmed 


Graduating Class of 2020….. Wears #13…..5’9”, 150 pounds…..Second year playing football for the Tigers…..Also wrestles and runs track…..Earned letters…..He loves all the sports he plays because it keeps him in shape. He works hard in everything he does.



Majesty Allah


Graduating Class of 2020….. First year playing football for the Tigers…..6’2”, 150 pounds…..Also plays basketball…..He loves the energy that football provides and hopes to use it as a way to be in better condition for basketball season


Graduating Class of 2019…..Wears #31…..5’8”, 140 pounds…..This is his first year playing for the Tigers, he has played in middle school…..He has also played soccer, basketball and track…..He first played football in the 5th grade and said it feels good playing the game…..He believes his quickness and moves will help the Tigers be successful.

Kejela "K.J." Ansha


Graduating Class of 2020…..Wears #7…..5’6”, 122 pounds…..Third year playing football for the Tigers…..Also runs track…..He was first introduced to the game of football watching the game on television.


Graduating Class of 2019…..Wears #3…..6’0”, 170 pounds…..This is his third year playing for the Tigers…..He earned the “Tiger Award” in football (2016 season)…..He also plays basketball and baseball…..Even though he is a mild-mannered person, he enjoys hitting people which is part of the game.

Hans Christopherson 


Graduating Class of 2020…..Wears #34…..5’7”, 141 pounds…..Second season playing football for the Tigers…..Also runs track…..Earned one letter (track)…..Named Most Improved Player for the JV Football team in 2017-18…..He loves the physical part of the game.


Parshall, Chris: Graduating Class of 2018…..Wears #9…..5’8”, 140 pounds…..This is his first year playing football for South…..He is currently also playing soccer and plays basketball…..He enjoys being part of the Tiger football team because of the ability to build friendships and be a part of a team….His goal is to try and be the best that he can be.



Jqadin Decora 


Graduating Class of 2020…..Wears #72…..5’9”, 270 pounds…..Third year playing football for the Tigers…..Also is a member of the wrestling team…..Earned letters in football and wrestling…..Named All-Conference in wrestling twice (2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons)…..Named “Most Improved Wrestler…..He began playing football in middle school…..He is very passionate about the game of football…..He was extremely proud of making the “B” honor roll during his freshman year because he did not think he was capable of achieving high success in academics. He now knows it is not just possible, but that the harder he works, the more he will achieve in school.


 Graduating Class of 2019…..Wears #1…..5’8”, 140 pounds…..This is his second year playing for the Tigers…..He has earned one letter in football…..He has played football most of his life and enjoys the game…..He believes football teaches you how to become and adult and you have to come together as a family in order to be successful.

Heron Francis 


Graduating Class of 2020…..Wears #58…..6’0”, 270 pounds…..Third year playing football for the Tigers…..Named Rookie of the Year (2016 season) and earned three letters (two in football and one in wrestling)…..Also wrestles…..He has been a starting lineman since his freshman seson…..He has played football for eight years, beginning in elementary school……His eight grade football team placed second in the national championship…..He is extremely proud of the times he has been named to the honor roll.


Graduating Class of 2019…..Wears #84…..5’10’, 170 pounds…..This is his first year playing for the Tigers…..He has also played basketball and track…..He is attracted to the game for the possibility of earning a scholarship in order to further his education…..He enjoys the workout because he believes that is where you become successful.

Tom Isebrand 


Graduating Class of 2020…..Wears #67…..6’4”, 260 pounds…..Third year playing football for the Tigers…..Also plays basketball…..Earned one letter (Football)…..He enjoys the family atmosphere of the game…..He wants others to know that there are not as many injuries in football as people believe…..He is thrilled that he will be driving soon, because he recently passed his permit test.


Graduating Class of 2019…..Wears #62…..6’2”, 200 pounds…..This is his third year playing football for the Tigers…..Has earned letters in football and wrestling…..Named All-Conference in Wrestling…..South Wrestling’s Rookie of the Year his freshman season…..He loves playing football because of the contact.

Sylence McKinnie


Graduating Class of 2020…..Wears #20…..6’0”, 175 pounds…..Third year playing football for the Tigers…..Has played football for a total of eight years…..Also played baseball, ran track and Ultimate Frisbee…..Named Most Athletic (2016)…..The team is important because they love each other like family members do…..He also enjoys dancing and believes the skills he has learned in dance have helped him on the athletic field.


Graduating Class of 2019…..Wears #51…..5’11”, 160 pounds…..This is his third year playing football for the Tigers…..He also wrestles…..He has earned letters in wrestling and football…..He enjoys the game because he likes to hit people…..The game brings his teammates closer together



Brennan Miklos 


Graduating Class of 2020…..Wears #89…..5’10”, 165 pounds…..Third year playing football for the Tigers…..He believes the Tiger Football team is like a second family…..The game is very fun.



Liban Mohamed


Graduating Class of 2020…..Wears #45…..5’7”, 156 pounds…..Second year playing football for the Tigers.


Graduating Class of 2020…..Wears #42…..This is his first year playing football for the Tigers…..He has been playing football recreationally his whole life and decided to try an organized team to learn more about the game.

Isaiah Mosley


Graduating Class of 2020….. Wears #18…..5’10”, 165 pounds…..First year playing football for the Tigers…..Also plays basketball…..He believes that the football team has a lot of talented people and if everyone works together as a team, the team can accomplish big things…..He is most proud of being able to get a job and hold onto it because it shows maturity and responsibility.


Graduating Class of 2020…..Wears #42…..This is his first year playing football for the Tigers…..He has been playing football recreationally his whole life and decided to try an organized team to learn more about the game.

Malik Moton


Graduating Class of 2020…..Wears #41…..5’5”, 160 pounds…..Third year playing football for the Tigers…..Also plays basketball…..Named “Rookie of the Year” for the football team (2016), and Most Valuable Player for the B-Squad Basketball Team (2016-17 season)…..He loves the sport because of his father and his family…..He enjoys the hard work required to be successful…..He enjoys dancing and is a member of the South Dance Company II.


Graduating Class of 2020…..Wears #42…..This is his first year playing football for the Tigers…..He has been playing football recreationally his whole life and decided to try an organized team to learn more about the game.



Jamal Mursal 


Graduating Class of 2020…..Wears #19…..5’9”, 165 pounds…..Second year playing football for the Tigers…..What attracts him to the game is the hard work that goes into playing the game because it is not an easy game. The mental toughness you need to bring your game to the next level requires a lot of hard work…..He enjoys the family attitude that the Tiger team has……Through football, his biggest accomplishment is that he is becoming stronger…..He is extremely proud of passing the class that was the biggest challenge for him, physics.


.Graduating Class of 2020…..Wears #89…..5’9”, 150 ppounds…..Second year playing football for the Tigers…..He believes the Tiger Football team is like a second family…..The game is very fun.

Zadok Rolfzen 


Graduating Class of 2020…..Wears #52…..5’9”, 155 pounds…..Third year playing football for the Tigers…..Is also a member of the wrestling team…..Earned one letter…..He loves the intensity the game of football provides.


.Graduating Class of 2020…..Wears #89…..5’9”, 150 ppounds…..Second year playing football for the Tigers…..He believes the Tiger Football team is like a second family…..The game is very fun.

Josaiah Rushing


Graduating Class of 2020…..Wears #15…..5’7”, 155 pounds…..First year playing football for the Tigers…..He is drawn to football because it has been a family tradition.


.Graduating Class of 2020…..Wears #89…..5’9”, 150 ppounds…..Second year playing football for the Tigers…..He believes the Tiger Football team is like a second family…..The game is very fun.



Saul Santamaria Castillo


Graduating Class of 2020…..Wears #54…..5’6”, 200 pounds…..Second year playing football for the Tigers…..He enjoys the game because he gets to take out his aggressions on the football field since he can hit people “legally.”…..He is extremely proud that his friends come from many difference diverse backgrounds.


Graduating Class of 2020…..Wears #81…..5’6”, 150 pounds…..This is his second season playing football for the Tigers…..Also played basketball and track…..He enjoys the various strategies needed in the game as well as the contact and running.

Andrew Thoraldson


Graduating Class of 2020…..Wears #81…..5’8”, 180 pounds…..Third playing football for the Tigers…..Also played basketball and track…..He enjoys the various strategies needed in the game as well as the contact and running……His greatest achievement in sports is making the varsity team in both football and track!


Graduating Class of 2020…..Wears #59…..This is his first year playing football for the Tigers…..He always wanted to play football and decided it was time to fulfill his dream.

Class of 2021


Daniel Avre


Graduating Class of 2021…..Wears #4…..5’2”, 123 pounds…..Second year playing football for the Tigers…..Also wrestled since 8th grade for South…..Played football for both Powderhorn and Longfellow parks…..Earned one letter (wrestling), named Rookie of the year for wrestling (2016-17 season), names Outstanding Wrestler (2017-18 season) and named All-Conference in wrestling (2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons)…..He believes football is a hard and competitive sport which will make him work hard to reach his goals…..Football is a huge time consumer and needs a lot of dedication to be successful…..His greatest athletic accomplishment is being the first South wrestler to win a wrestling match in the State Individual Tournament as a freshman!.....He is extremely proud of his 4.0 Grade Point Average because it shows how hard he works in and out of school.


Graduating Class of 2020…..Wears #8…..5’6”, 122 pounds…..Second year playing football for the Tigers…..Also runs track…..He was first introduced to the game of football watching the game on television.

Kader Diop


Graduating Class of 2021….. Wears #23…..5’7”, 130 pounds…..Second year playing football for the Tigers…..Also plays baseball…..Named Most Improved for the JV football team in 2017-18…..He has played football in the Park and Rec league before playing for South…..He loves playing football because of the competitiveness of the game…..To him, football is a physical and fun sport…..Earned an academic letter because of his high Grade Point Average. He believes grade are extremely important.


Graduating Class of 2020…..Wears #8…..5’6”, 122 pounds…..Second year playing football for the Tigers…..Also runs track…..He was first introduced to the game of football watching the game on television.

Joseph Johnson


Graduating Class of 2021…..Wears #63…..6’3”, 210 pounds…..Second year playing football for the Tigers…..He enjoys the game of football because it is a sport where he can let out his aggressions in a controlled manner…..He is proud of his academic accomplishments because the teachers have helped him grow in ways he could never imagine.


Graduating Class of 2020…..Wears #8…..5’6”, 122 pounds…..Second year playing football for the Tigers…..Also runs track…..He was first introduced to the game of football watching the game on television.

Riley Kent


Graduating Class of 2021….. Wears #22…..5’7”, 130 pounds…..Second year playing football for the Tigers…..He has fun when he plays football…..To him, the most important part of the game is knowing all of the complicated plays…..He is a person who gives of himself to his family and friends, especially offering help when they are going through the various problems life throws at people.


Graduating Class of 2020…..Wears #8…..5’6”, 122 pounds…..Second year playing football for the Tigers…..Also runs track…..He was first introduced to the game of football watching the game on television.



Demetrius Seay 


Graduating Class of 2021…..Wears #32…..5’9”, 170 pounds…..Second year playing football for the Tigers…..Named Most Valuable Offensive Player for football (2017/18)…..Also plays basketball…..He loves to play the sport…..He is proud that during his seventh grade, his team went undefeated…..He has recently started a job, which demonstrates responsibility.


Graduating Class of 2020…..Wears #64..... This is his second year playing football for the Tigers…..In his eyes, football is the best sport created because of the physicalness and the hitting that the game provides, in a controlled atmosphere

Owen Solberg 


Graduating Class of 2021…..Wears #33…..5’8”, 135 pounds…..Second year playing football for the Tigers…..Also plays basketball and baseball…..He enjoys football because of the great exercise it provides…..He is proud of when he made the freshman basketball team in 2017-18,necause he never played on an organized basketball team before….. He is extremely proud of the 3.9 Grade Point Average he has currently earned.



Robin Spitzer


Graduating Class of 2021….. Wears #11…..5’10”, 140 pounds…..First year playing football for the Tigers…..Also plays basketball and ultimate Frisbee…..He loves the contact required in football.



Class of 2022


Adam Kelbrants


Graduating Class of 2022…..Wears #5…..5’7”, 125 pounds…..First year playing football for the Tigers…..He has been playing football all of his life…..When people get to know Adam, they learn he is caring, kind, and great person…..He hopes the work ethic he developed in middle school will continue at South so he can earn excellent grades.


Graduating Class of 2021…..Wears #22…..5’8”, 141 pounds…..First year playing football for the Tigers…..He has fun when he plays football…..To him, the most important part of the game is knowing all of the complicated plays.

Jeffrey Lopez-Martinez


Graduating Class of 2022…..5’7”, 157 pounds…..First year playing football for the Tigers…..He is proud of his family’s accomplishments in football and hopes to follow their positive steps…..He believes he is a great team player because he is willing to do anything he can to help the team.


Graduating Class of 2021…..Wears #22…..5’8”, 141 pounds…..First year playing football for the Tigers…..He has fun when he plays football…..To him, the most important part of the game is knowing all of the complicated plays.

Elijah Lossow


Graduating Class of 2022…..5’9”, 135 pounds…..First year playing football for the Tigers…..He is looking forward to meeting new friends on the team and having good times with his teammates…..He is looking forward to playing with his older brother, Josiah, who is a senior.


Graduating Class of 2021…..Wears #22…..5’8”, 141 pounds…..First year playing football for the Tigers…..He has fun when he plays football…..To him, the most important part of the game is knowing all of the complicated plays.

Teddy Lovan-Jackson


Graduating Class of 2022…..Wears #82…..5’9”, 138 pounds…..First year playing football for the Tigers…..Began playing football in fifth grade and basketball in seventh grade…..He plays football because of the hitting and hopes to develop himself into a complete athlete…..He has a great love for dogs.


Graduating Class of 2021…..Wears #22…..5’8”, 141 pounds…..First year playing football for the Tigers…..He has fun when he plays football…..To him, the most important part of the game is knowing all of the complicated plays.



Steven Orr


Graduating Class of 2022…..Wears #53…..5’8”, 212 pounds…..First year playing football for the Tigers…..He loves the physicality of football…..He loves staying active so that is the reason he decided to play football…..His greatest athletic accomplishment was winning the city championship with McRae…..He is proud of earning a place on the Honor Roll in middle school because he works hard to keep his grades up. He planning to work just as hard at South so he can earn a spot on the Honor Roll here.


Graduating Class of 2021…..Wears #33…..5’8”, 122 pounds…..First year playing football for the Tigers…..He enjoys playing football because it is a good way to stay in shape.

Rey Saice


Graduating Class of 2022…..Wears #78…..5’5”, 154 pounds…..First year playing football for the Tigers.


Graduating Class of 2021…..Wears #33…..5’8”, 122 pounds…..First year playing football for the Tigers…..He enjoys playing football because it is a good way to stay in shape.

Aurelius Whipple-Garnett


Graduating Class of 2022…..Wears #69…..5’9”, 230 pounds…..First year playing football for the Tigers…..He loves being part of a team because of the camaraderie that develops among the teammates…..He is the “older twin” with teammate Cassius Whipple-Garnett…..He is a musician, playing the saxophone….. He has played football and soccer on his local Park Board team while in middle school. The Soccer team finished in second place…..He is proud of taking advanced math classes and has constantly earned A’s and B’s.


Graduating Class of 2021…..Wears #33…..5’8”, 122 pounds…..First year playing football for the Tigers…..He enjoys playing football because it is a good way to stay in shape.



Cassius Whipple-Garnett


Graduating Class of 2022…..Wears #61…..5’10”, 183 pounds…..First year playing football for the Tigers…..He began playing football with his friends, so when he signed up for high school, he decided he would play on the South team…..He has played football and soccer on his local Park Board team while in middle school. The Soccer team finished in second place…..He is the twin brother of teammate Aurelius Whipple-Garnet…..He has been awarded the A and B Honor Roll while in middle school and hope to continue having good grades at South.


Graduating Class of 2021…..Wears #6.... First year playing football for the Tigers….. Has played football beginning in the 3rd grade for Robbinsdale Armstrong area team…..He has enjoyed the game since he started playing it.

Jaquill White 


Graduating Class of 2022…..Wears #26…..5’7”, 158 pounds…..First year playing football for the Tigers.


Graduating Class of 2021…..Wears #6.... First year playing football for the Tigers….. Has played football beginning in the 3rd grade for Robbinsdale Armstrong area team…..He has enjoyed the game since he started playing it.