VJ Billups is from Jeffersonville, IN and a graduate of Jeffersonville High School.His parents are Vernon E. Billlups Sr and April S. Billups.
The sophomore forward is a Psychology major at Hanover.
Favorite class and why: Sociology; it allows social interactions among individuals to be viewed through different lenses.
Special sports accomplishments: Sectional championship, regional championship, trip to semi-state, and all conference honorable mention.
Must-hear song before competing: Heart of a Champion: Nelly
Service or philanthropic activities: YMCA summer camps with the youth of my community.
Favorite quote: "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy." - Martin Luther King Jr.