Will Dillard is an elite student-athlete currently attending Greensboro Day School in Greensboro, North Carolina. The 6’3 combo guard is one of the most sought after perimeter players in the entire country, currently ranked the #63 player for the class of 2018 per 247Sports. Dillard has the rare combination of elite athleticism, good ballhandling, and non-stop energy that make the electrifying guard a very hot commodity for college coaches across the nation.
I. AAU & SELF ANALYSIS
EM: Can you tell us how things are going for CP3 as a team and for you individually?
WD: Things are going really well for the team, we are playing great right now. Playing with this team, I’ve been able to develop into more of a point guard and improve my outside shot.
CP3's Will Dillard having a he'll of a game. He's got jets on, when he makes up his mind on getting to hoop he's gone, and he got a jumper
— Elias Sbiet (@Elias_NPH) April 24, 2016
EM: Can you describe your game for those that are not familiar?
WD: My game is getting to the basket and the mid-range area and driving to the lane to create opportunities for my teammates.
EM: How often do you work on your game?
WD: Normally 6 times a week, sometimes twice a day.
— Jamie Shaw (@JamieShaw5) April 17, 2016
II. ACADEMICS AND OFF-COURT INTERESTS
EM: Can we talk a bit about your interests as a student, what is your favorite subject?
WD: My favorite subject is creative writing.
EM: What do you plan to major in when attending college?
EM: What are your interests off the court?
WD: When I have down time, I usually spend it with my brother when he’s home from college and just hanging with my friends.
Somebody come fly wit me 🚀 pic.twitter.com/F7KRyfn2zG
— will dillard (@willdillard14) May 9, 2016
EM: Shifting a bit to recruiting, can you tell us which schools have offered you?
WD: Wake Forest, UNC Charlotte, Old Dominion
EM: Which schools show interest that haven’t yet offered:
WD: Kansas, Virginia, Stanford
UNC Marquette Charlotte App St C of C & Temple were in to see '17 JP Moorman '18 Will Dillard '18 John Newman today pic.twitter.com/IV0JgGHa5C
— Jamie Shaw (@JamieShaw5) April 19, 2016
EM: Which schools do you hear from the most
WD: Virginia and Wake Forest
EM: Any visits or team camps lined up in the near future?
WD: Don’t have any planned as of right now
EM: What factors are important to you and your family when making your college decision?
WD: How I feel about the school as far as the campus environment and academics, coaching staff, and team.
IV. PERSONAL GOALS & ADVICE
EM: Any personal goals on or off the court?
WD: On the court, I’d like to be more of a knock-down shooter.
EM: Last, if you could give the youth some advice on how to succeed either on or off the court, what would you say?
WD: I would say keep working no matter what, things won’t always go the way you want or plan, but if you keep working and working, success will come soon.
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