Teen Spotlight: Kalvin Levett
stats: 18, Senior at Tallassee High School
notable: Boys’ State Representative Fellowship of Christian Athletes Member Starseeds Charter Member
quotable: Kalvin’s motto is short and sweet: “Believe in yourself.”
his story: At Tallassee High School, Kalvin is a member of the basketball, baseball, football, and track and field teams. He explained, “Playing sports keeps me busy, and it also gives me the opportunity to meet really great people. It’s just something I love to do.” As a result of his involvement and excellence in sports, Kalvin has been able to join several prestigious teams outside of school, including the All-Metro Auburn/Opelika Football Team, the All-Area Football Team, and the All-Metro Track and Field Team. He is also a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. When asked what his favorite part about attending Tallassee High School is, Kalvin replied, “Spending time with my teammates and my brothers for life.” He excels not only in sports but also in academics— he is consistently listed on the A/B Honor Roll, serves as a peer mentor, and has received the Perfect Attendance Award for four years in a row.
what’s next: Kalvin wants to help people in the future, so he eventually wants to become an occupational therapist or a medic.
PG (parental guidance) rating: “My parents always encourage me and drive me to be the best I can. Most of all, they believe in me. They have sacrificed a lot for me.” He explained, “Both my parents have always worked two jobs, yet they never miss my events. They always wanted me to be able to concentrate on school and sports.”
parents’ perspective: Mary shared, “Kalvin has a kind heart. He is always willing to help others, and he always sees the good in other people.”
parent-to-parent: “Always support, encourage, and provide the resources to help your child reach their dreams and goals.“