Where are you from? "I just moved to New York City last summer. I used to live in New Jersey where I played for King Street Kings and Hilltopper Heat throughout my middle school years."
How is your AAU season going? What team are you with? "I just joined CST Elite. My trainer is the head coach and they are a newly formed program out of New York City. I’m playing up with their 16u and 17u team. I am excited to play with and against older kids to up my game and challenge myself. I haven’t played any games yet but I’m excited to start playing with this program."
What are your stats so far this season? "I haven’t played any games but I hope to put up big numbers this season, especially in assists. I want to show everyone how good a passer and facilitator I am towards my teammates."
Have you had any big tournament wins? Or will you be in a big tournament soon? "We just won the Fifth Annual Round Ball Classic in New Jersey last weekend. Next weekend we will be heading to New Jersey once again to play in the Hoopgroup Spring Showdown tournament. I’m excited for this tournament and to show I can play at the highest level."
What is your current GPA? "My current GPA is a 3.6"
What are you doing to improve your game? "Every other day I do a full body workout before school in the morning. Everyday I go to the gym and work on my overall game, I usually do cone work. I’m focusing on improving my shot off the dribble, ball handling, speed, and agility. I’m aiming to make much improvement in my versatility this summer."
Who were you most excited to see at the camp? "I’m just excited to see all the best competition around the country. I want to see where I stack up against all the players at the camp. I hope to hear from another nba player this year. It was very cool for me to meet Terry Rozier when he came to the camp and gave us advice last year."
What were you hoping to accomplish by coming to NEO? "I’m hoping to show that although I am undersized, I am skilled enough to play with anyone. I want to make the top 20 all-star game and prove that I can play my game regardless of the competition."