John Clemmons will become a Bar Mitzvah on Saturday, August 27, at Congregation Micah. John is the child of John Ray and Tamara Baxt Clemmons, the sibling of Finn and Henry Clemmons, and the grandchild of Joy and Len Baxt of Washington, D.C., Margaret and Jeff Williams of Mount Juliet, Tenn., and John M. Clemmons of Lebanon, Tenn.
A sixth grader at JT Moore Middle School, John enjoys learning and reading about world history, as well as discussing and analyzing sports trivia. John also spends a lot of free time playing baseball. For a Mitzvah project, John will be raising funds and volunteering for the Nashville Food Project, a local non-profit whose mission is to alleviate hunger and build community.