T.J. Moss is an elite student-athlete currently attending East High School in Memphis, Tennessee. T.J. is one of the most sought after shooting guards in the entire country, currently ranked the #32 player overall in the class of 2018 per 247Sports. The 6’4 sniper is a priority for college coaches in need of a lengthy sharpshooter that can stretch the defense with a lethal stroke from distance with ability to create plays off the bounce, while possessing the ideal size and length to become a lockdown defender at the collegiate level.
I. AAU & SELF ANALYSIS
EM: Congrats on the great Summer so far, you’ve turned some heads with your ability. Can you tell us how things are going for Team Magic Elite and for you individually?
TM: Thank you and things are going great with the team, we are winning and everyone is getting some good looks. I’ve been having some good games and getting better as the summer goes on.
— Team Magic Elite AAU (@901Magic4Life) April 27, 2016
EM: Can you describe your game for those that are not familiar?
EM: How often do you work on your game?
TM: Every chance I get.
— Synergy Sports Tech (@SynergySST) June 15, 2016
II. ACADEMICS AND OFF-COURT INTERESTS
EM: Can we talk a bit about your interests as a student, what is your favorite subject?
TM: My favorite subject is Math.
EM: What do you plan to major in when attending college?
TM: I plan to major in Sports Medicine.
EM: What are your interests off the court?
TM: I like to hang with family and friends whenever I have the chance, listen to music and I’m a big shoe head.
TJ Moss with the cross, defender falls pic.twitter.com/PS05C0agnf
— Hoops City (@Hoopsclips) January 21, 2016
EM: Shifting a bit to recruiting, can you tell us which schools have offered?
TM: Iowa State, UMass, Ole Miss, Florida, UConn, Memphis, TCU, UT-Martin, Georgia Tech, Alabama
EM: Which schools show interest that haven’t yet offered?
TM: Kansas, UCLA, Marquette, Arizona, Arkansas, Arizona State and Auburn
EM: Which schools are recruiting you the hardest right now?
TM: Alabama, Ole Miss, Iowa State and Arizona State
EM: Do you have a top group of schools that you’re focused on at this point?
TM: No, not right now.
EM: Any visits or camps lined up in the near future?
TM: Not that I know of at the moment.
EM: What factors are important to you and your family when making your college decision?
TM: Which school is going to develop me to be a pro and a better man.
— D1 Circuit (@D1Circuit) April 16, 2016
IV. PERSONAL GOALS & ADVICE
EM: Any personal goals on or off the court?
TM: Just try to outwork the next guy.
EM: Last, if you could give the youth some advice on how to succeed either on or off the court, what would you say?
TM: Always work hard and keep trying to be perfect in whatever you do. But never give up on your dreams, keep pushing, hard work pays off.
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