Altavista graduate Juan Thornhill gives it his all on the field with great things expected with the Chiefs

Altavista native and former University of Virginia star Juan Thornhill is off to a solid start to begin his NFL career.

Thornhill has impressed coaches and fans recently during the first two weeks of training camp for the Kansas City Chiefs displaying his playmaking skills that local fans have become accustomed to by the talented young safety.

A tenacious defender, who seems to always be in the right position, whom the Chiefs coaching staff has described a true “ball hawk”, who is always around the football.

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