Jabari Bishop is a talented two-way player striving to put his name on the map | Youth1

Jabari Bishop is a talented two-way player striving to put his name on the map

Jabari Bishop is one of the best players from the St. Paul, MN area in his class.  


The 4-foot-7, 75-pound Bishop, who attends Bruce Vento Elementary, is a dynamic player that works as a running back and defensive back. 

Bishop has earned plenty of recognition during his career, such as being selected as Team MVP. 

Bishop is humbled by the accolades. 

“The awards mean to me that I’m an outstanding player, one of the best, and I should keep working hard,” Bishop said. “I’m attending an All-Star camp in Minnesota on February 6. It will be my first camp and 6 All Americans will be there.”

During his one game this season, Bishop tallied four touchdowns. 

No matter the opponent, every game Bishop is determined to give it his all. 


Bishop is going all out. 


The motor is always at full throttle whenever Bishop steps between the lines.


“I love playing running back and I just want to get better,” Bishop said. “That’s my mindset on the field.”


Bishop has learned many valuable lessons from playing football that he applies to his everyday life. 


“Playing football has taught me that you should never give up on anything,” Bishop said. 


Bishop shares his favorite memories of playing football.


“My favorite memory is when I scored my first touchdown,” Bishop said. “It felt good.”


Bishop takes his role as one of the leaders on the team very seriously. Bishop makes sure he’s a daily positive influence on his peers.


“’I’m a good teammate by being a leader and being helpful,” Bishop said. 


Bishop is appreciative of having amazing male role models that are supportive.


“My coaches just tell me to play hard and do what I do best,” Bishop said. 


Bishop lists math as his favorite subject in school. 


“I love numbers,” Bishop said. 


Bishop explains his collegiate aspirations. 


“My top college choices are Iowa State and Minnesota,” Bishop said. 


Bishop describes what he believes separates himself from the pack. 


“I think I’m different from other athletes because I love what I do and I work very hard for everything I get,” Bishop said. 



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