C.J. Ham Returns to Denfeld High School for Second Annual Youth Football Camp

C.J. Ham Returns to Denfeld High School for Second Annual Youth Football Camp

Before Duluth Denfeld alum C.J. Ham gets back to the turf for the beginning of his 6th NFL season, the Vikings fullback got back to his old neighborhood to have his second yearly youth football camp.

After last year’s camp couldn’t occur because of the pandemic, Ham and his childhood camp got back to Duluth on Saturday, this time at his old favorite spots at Denfeld High School.

The camp had two meetings and both were totally sold out, as more than 400 children ages five to 13 went to get one-on-one football guidance from Ham, with an attention on character advancement, authority and sportsmanship.

“Buckle down, have some good times, ideally show a portion of the things that I learned as a child to the extent the essentials of the game however truly having the chance for them to get over here, be together. To as of now perceive the number of children are here to learn, play around with the game that showed me so much, it’s simply really invigorating to be over here,” Ham said.

The current year’s camp occurred at Public Schools Stadium where Ham played at during his secondary school profession. He likewise had current and previous Denfeld players and mentors assisting with the occasion. Ham said it generally implies a ton to return to the local area that keeps on supporting him.

“It super means a ton to me to be at my secondary school however to have individuals like Erik [Lofald] and my old partners and my old mentors around here to assist with supporting me and my vision, yet above all assist with supporting the local area and be here for these children and show them too. It’s lowering to realize that I have a city behind me and I will do everything I can to make every one of you folks glad,” Ham said.

All returns from the camp will go towards variety grant open doors in the Duluth region.

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