By Kim Adams Graham
Former Union Springs resident Darnell Fitzpatrick attended the Bullock County High School (BCHS) vs. Notasulga football game on Friday night. He now lives in Citronelle, Alabama.
Fitzpatrick’s son, Coach Isaiah Person, is a new member of Coach Derek Levett’s coaching staff at BCHS. He coaches the linebackers, and BCHS is the first school Coach Person has been a teacher.
He teaches 19th grade US History and coached at Tuskegee University as a Graduate Assistant. Coach Person played college football at Tuskegee University and Semi-Pro football with the Tuskegee Airmen. He also played with the Opelika Chiefs and East Alabama Predators.
He is married to Asia Persons, and he loves mustang cars. The following quote by Vince Lombardi made him who he is. “Gentlemen, we will chase perfection, and we will chase it relentlessly, knowing all the while we can never attain it. But along the way, we shall catch excellence.”