Former ESJ standout Thomas off to play overseas

Published 12:00 am Saturday, February 12, 2011

Former East St. John and Miami Hurricanes tailback Derron Thomas is off to play professionally in Croatia, but would not leave before Garyville-Mt. Airy Math and Science Magnet School, where he has been teaching, wished him a fond farewell. Pictured among his friends and family are (left to right) Krischell Thomas, Gail Favorite, Rashaan Nicholson, Betty Nicholson, Irene Jasmine, Robin Wilson, Derron Thomas, Andreia Thomas (standing with children), Cayden McGee, La’Tre Love, Ronnie Feist Sr., Wilbert Thomas, Ronnie Feist Jr., Andrenese Thomas, Mark Wright Jr. and Austin Terry.