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2023 PFN Player Profile: Getting to know Northamption WR/DB Tristen Pinnock

Tagged under: District 11, News, Player Previews

| June 23, 2023

Tristen Pinnock
wr, slot, db, p/kr
Class Of 2024
Jersey #6
HT/WT 5’11 170
Other sports basketball, track and field
back to back epc north champ, 1st team all conference wr and db
Twitter @PinnockTristen

Coach Toman: Tristen is a do it all athlete on both sides of the ball. Tristen will be a four-year starter on defense and is set to break the school’s career interception record. Offensively, we move Tristen all around from a slot receiver, wide receiver, and tailback. He has elite hands and will go get the ball.


Why do you play football?

I remember watching my brother play as a young kid and I knew right away I wanted to follow in his footsteps

Who is your favorite sports star and WHY?

Obj because of being a giants fan and being a young football player. All I wanted to be was like Obj.

Do you have a favorite play you remember the most? Explain:

Sophomore year an 82 yard kick return right after our thanksgiving rivals scored a long td.

What was last years season like for you?

It was a really important season to me because of it being my 3rd year starting and I felt it was time I show everyone why I’ve been there.

What are your goals for this coming season?

District championship for sure. Also hoping to break career interception record.

Who is the best player you ever lined up against?

Jaiden Ellis-Lahey from bethlehem catholic. Tall, athletic receiver who was aggressive and hard to get off of. Also had the ability to go up and get it.

What stadium, HS/college/pro would you love to visit for a game?

I would love to experience a penn state whiteout game

What is your favorite Pro team, any sport?

New York Giants. Family is from Ny

What game, yours, college or pro, was your favorite game you watched and why?

Probably my junior year thanksgiving day game. 5 Td’s with an int

What would you do to improve the recruiting process?

Make it easier to be recruited outside of your region somehow.

Describe what the perfect teammate is

Somebody who is all in about the goals of the team and not just themselves. Someone who can set the tone day in and day out.

Tell everyone why you think football is good for a community

I feel it brings everybody together for a common goal of bringing home a championship for your hometown.

Name one thing that you’d love to do in football that may never happen?

Kick a field goal

Who is your mentor, the person you want to be like? WHY?

My father because he shows me that perseverance pays off. Staying strong and consistent will reward you.

What is your favorite practice drill? What is your least favorite practice drill?

Tip drill is easily the favorite. Least favorite is pursuit drill when at backside corner.

Preseason Two a Days are: 

Great for bonding and chemistry

Is there anyone in your family, besides your parents, you could consider your biggest fan? Who, Why?

Probably not

When you aren’t playing, practicing or training for sports, what is your go to activity and why?

Playing 2k or COD because it passes the time and is pretty fun.

What is your favorite football memory to date?

Winning 140lb championship 13-12

What is your favorite play to run?

Big ben – hitch and go

is a hot dog a sandwich?


Music of choice:

Hip hop/RnB

Best thing you ever got from a teammate? Why?

Their presence each and every practice. Without them the program wouldn’t be a program

Best Pizza topping? 


Which one? Sheetz or Wawa


What is your favorite vacation destination?

universal orlando

Do you remember what the first football game you saw was?

My brothers 130lb football game against Fullerton. I was 3.

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