Hayden is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Shannon Lassiter. He played quarterback and defensive back for the 2016 4A State Champion Lumberjacks and was named the MVP of the championship game. He was named All-State.
Hayden and his coach Bo Hembree, along with four guests have been invited to attend the Landers Award Reception and Dinner and Awards Show, January 18, 2017 in Little Rock. The dinner will be held at 5:00 p.m. and will be followed by a live broadcast of the Landers Award Show at 6:30 p.m. on KATV Channel 7.