John Emery, Sr. is a 1992 graduate of Destrehan High School. John led in tackles in the 1991 Destrehan vs Hahnville rivalary, and led his team to victory. He went on to attend the University of Tennessee and Nicolls State University. John pursued several professional football opportunities including the Houston Oilers. He currently works as a youth advocate for Youth Empowerment Project and a student advocate for the St. Charles Parish Public School System. Both of John’s sons carried the tradition of Wildcat football, with his youngest son, John Emery, Jr. who is a senior playing in tonights game! John Emery, Sr. is a caring and active St. Charles parish community member with a heart for family and football.