2025 4-Star TE Baron Naone: West Linn HS (OR)
In the world of high school football, standout talent often emerges from unexpected corners. One such talent is Baron Naone, a 4-star Tight End from West Linn High School in West Linn, Oregon. Standing tall at 6'4" and weighing in at 220lbs, Naone is making waves with his skills and determination.
"I first started playing football when I was around 4," Naone recalled with enthusiasm. "I was playing flag football for a couple of years, and then I found tackle football. I've always loved it because it was something I can release my energy on and be physical!"
Behind every successful athlete stands a team of coaches and mentors who contribute to their growth. Naone recognizes the significance of his coaching team, stating, "All my coaches at West Linn do a great job of keeping me humble and healthy to play the sport I love. They keep me locked in so I'm not losing focus on my goal."
As a rising star in the high school football scene, the recruiting process is a crucial phase for Naone. "The recruiting process is going really great right now!" he exclaimed. "I was just ranked a 4-star just today, and it first started when I was in 8th grade. That was when I started to get noticed by a lot of schools!"
Beyond the gridiron, Naone finds solace in family and hobbies that provide a much-needed balance to his life. "Aside from football, I love to be with family and my friends," he shared. "A good way for me to relax my body and get my mind off football is always to go fishing. I think fishing is a good way to have peace and be calm."
Role models play a vital role in shaping an individual's character, and Naone has his eyes set on a significant figure in his life. "A role model in my life is my dad," he affirmed. "He has been through this process because he played at Oregon State, and he has really helped me not become cocky and has always made sure that I was humble."
With his dedication, humility, and passion for the sport, Baron Naone is not only leaving a mark on the field but also showcasing the importance of values beyond athletics. As he continues to evolve both as a player and as a person, the world watches with anticipation for the promising future that lies ahead for this young talent.