18 Under 18: Quinton Anderson

Inspired football team after narrowly surviving tornado that devastated Joplin

Updated: February 28, 2012, 8:59 PM ET
By Ryan Canner-O'Mealy | ESPNHS Magazine

ESPNHS honors 18 male teen athletes who are doing remarkable things on the field, in the classroom and in their communities. Click here to read about them.

People in Joplin, Mo., are used to tornado warnings. They're almost always false alarms. But on May 22, they were anything but.

An EF5 tornado ripped through Joplin -- just after high school graduation -- killing 160 people, injuring hundreds more, destroying countless homes and changing the lives of everyone ...

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