Jalon Williams, a sixth-grader at St. Louis King of France Catholic School, has been selected as a finalist to participate in the 2016 Diamond Spring All American Game, slated for May 27-30 at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

More than 400 of the top youth and middle school football players have been invited to participate, a news release said.

Williams was an offensive guard/defensive tackle for the 2015-16 school year at St. Louis King of France. He was Mike Cauble’s Rising Star in May 2015 and was recognized as the only fifth-grader to start on the sixth-grade football team for Our Lady of Mercy Catholic School during the 2014-15 school year, the release said.

His parents are Kellie and Milton Williams.