Guard Staff

Justin R Draper

Justin R Draper

Guard Caption Head

Justin's Bio
Being the child of a band director, Justin’s love for music and performing sprouted at a very early age.  Originally from Heflin, AL, he adopted the alto saxophone as his first instrument of choice and attended various local and regional honor bands throughout high school, receiving top placements.  Justin went on to attend Jacksonville State University and join The Marching Southerners colorguard (‘06, ‘07).  Afterwards, he performed with Eastern Shore Independent winterguard (‘10) based in Pensacola, FL.  Justin most recently completed 5 consecutive seasons with Paramount World winterguard (‘14, ‘15, ‘16, ‘17, ‘18) based in Atlanta, GA.  He is currently on staff with Paramount Winterguard, Spirit of Atlanta Drum Corps, and Southwind Drum Corps.

Justin is also currently the Marketing and Client Service Director at DANCE 411, part of 411 Productions LLC, an international dance and performing arts company based in Atlanta, GA.  He also donates his time to their nonprofit wing, Mission For Movement, in an effort to make the performing arts accessible to all dreamers.
Bryton Moore

Bryton Moore

Assistant Caption Head
Bryton's Bio
Bryton Moore, originally from Athens, Alabama, began his color guard career in 2014 with the Athens High School Winter Guard program. There, he marched another season of winter, as well as one season of fall band with the Athens High School Golden Eagle Marching Band. He continued his marching career at Jacksonville State University with the Marching Southerners. He was a member of the Marching Southerners Color Guard from 2015 to 2018. While studying Early Childhood and Elementary Education at Jacksonville State, he participated in the JSU Center Stage Performance Ensemble for the 2016 and 2019 winter guard seasons. Moore also marched with the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps in 2017 and 2018. Throughout his marching career, Moore has worked with numerous color guard programs in the Alabama and Georgia area including Coosa High School, McIntosh High School, and Helena High School. Bryton will graduate from JSU in December 2019. This is his second year working with Southwind Drum and Bugle Corps.

Technicians

Thomas Funk • Tyler Garcia • Kris Harris • Devon Kugler • Jaylen Ray • Sherilyn Sperling-Charvat • Patrice Turner