Huggins highlighted on sports managers blog

Auburn football manager Preston Huggins of Meridianville was highlighted by the Managers on a Mission Blog Series, which highlights sports managers across the country.

Huggins is the son of Jeff and JoAnn Huggins of Meridianville and the grandson of Ed and Elaine Huggins of Hartselle.

Huggins is a 2012 graduate of Hazel Green High School, where he was captain of the baseball and swim teams, coached by T.J. Orr from Hartselle.

This week brings our sixth installment of our weekly MOAM Blog Series focused on highlighting current student managers on the path to becoming a future leader of sport.

Preston Huggins was interviewed by the Managers on a Mission Blog Series. | Special to the Enquirer
Preston Huggins was interviewed by the Managers on a Mission Blog Series. | Special to the Enquirer

Name: Preston Huggins

School: Auburn University

Major: Political Science/ Pre-Law

Sport(s) Managing: Football

Number of years as a Student Manager: two

Preston took the time to answer a few questions for us regarding his experience as a Student Manager:

Q: How is your student manager experience preparing you to be a future leader of sport?

A: My experience as a manager is preparing me by establishing strong work ethic, quick problem solving and communication skills.

Q. How did you become a Student Manager?

A. Wanted to help the team out however I could and got lucky enough to get an interview.

Q: What has been the biggest adjustment to life as a student manager?

A: Time management. You must learn to juggle school, social life and your duties as a manager.

Q: What are your career goals?

A: I want to work in the front office for a major league baseball team.

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