Donovan Carr is pictured with a pair of ribbons he won in the Southwest District tournament. Carr has demonstrated a real talent for shooting at an early age is making a name for himself in competition.Young Donovan Carr shows tremendous potential at a young age in shooting sports
By TAYLOR HAWKINS
Ever hear of Phoenix, Mississippi?
Maybe not if you’re not from around here.
The community is so small that it is barely even recognized on the wide and deep Internet. Located between Satartia and Bentonia, Phoenix is the home to few, but proud people.
And Phoenix is the place where a young boy by the name of Donovan Carr has begun a long, arduous journey to greatness that began with a BB gun.
“From the time he was able to walk and hold a BB gun, that’s what he’s wanted to do,” said Rachel Carr, Donovan’s mother. “If he couldn’t go outside, he wanted a NERF gun, and if he could go outside, he wanted to hold a BB gun.”
According to his mother, Donovan has been experimenting with guns throughout his childhood, testing their limitations and capabilities.
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