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Jon-Robert Mouton

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Kaplan, Vermilion Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1997-06-19

Duration: 00:04:35

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Mouton, Jon-Robert


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Touchet, Francis Interviewee
  • Trahan, Catherine Interviewee
  • Mouton, Jon-Robert Interviewee


This segment from the 1997 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Jon-Robert “Mookie” Mouton, a student at Kaplan High School. In June 1996, Mouton risked his own life to save a woman who was being beaten and was stabbed in the neck. Mouton earned a full scholarship to play football at Tulane University. Host: Beth Courtney