Reggie Perry is an elite student-athlete currently attending Thomasville High School in Thomasville, Georgia. Reggie is one of the most highly coveted high school prospects in the country, currently ranked the #11 small forward and the #40 overall player in the class of 2018 per 247Sports. Reggie has become a favorite of college coaches in need of a highly skilled combo-forward with the versatility to play on the perimeter with his elite court-vision and ability to knock down perimeter jumpshots, while having the size and elite athletic ability to finish at the rim, rebound, and defend the paint.
I. AAU & SELF ANALYSIS
EM: Congrats on the great Spring/Summer, you turned some heads with your ability. Can you tell us how things are going for Arkansas Hawks as a team and for you individually?
RP: It’s going pretty good as a team, we just recently lost in South Carolina but placed third, but we plan on winning the next two in St. Louis and Vegas. I’m doing pretty good, just trying to continue to get better and help my team win.
Ark Hawks beat Team Loaded VA 76-66. Reggie Perry leading the way 21 PTS 12 rebounds. D Sills12 Ethan 12 Isaiah Joe 12 J Hill 10 C Stokes 9
— Kevin Howard (@Rise_ShineSport) July 8, 2016
Hawks Team is putting on a show! Reggie Perry had 16pts/15rebs
Desi Sills 15pts
Isaiah Joe 15pts
Justice Hill 8
Ethan H 11
— AR BBall Rankings (@ARBballRankings) July 8, 2016
EM: Can you describe your game for those that are not familiar?
RP: I am a guy that contributes to the team by being able to play multiple positions, such as 1-5 and I always give a 110 percent on both sides of the floor.
EM: How often do you work on your game?
RP: Every day at least once a day, sometimes twice, and I always have to put in some conditioning along with my workouts.
— Reggie Perry (@_R1bang_) June 12, 2016
II. ACADEMICS AND OFF-COURT INTERESTS
EM: What do you plan to major in when attending college?
RP: I plan on majoring in either sports management or sports medicine.
EM: What are your interests off the court?
RP: Nothing really, I just love staying in the gym or fishing.
Watching 6'8 Reggie Perry (2018, Thomasville HS) at @GulfCoastMBB Team Camp. @Ballslife11 is long, athletic & shown a variety of skills!
— Brendan Walker (@CoachBWalk) June 21, 2016
EM: Shifting a bit to recruiting, can you tell us which schools have offered?
RP: Arkansas, Oklahoma, FSU, Georgia, Georgia Tech, UCF, New Mexico State, Miami, Iowa State, Auburn, Alabama, Middle Tennessee State, Kansas state, Mississippi State
EM: Which schools show interest that haven’t yet offered?
RP: Wake Forest, Tulsa, Texas A&M
EM: Which schools would you say are recruiting you the hardest?
RP: Right now, they are all recruiting me around the same.
EM: Do you have a top group of schools that you’re focused on at this point?
RP: Not right now, maybe later on in August I’ll sit down with my parents and think about it, but right now I’m focused on winning these next few tournaments and getting better.
EM: Any visits or team camps lined up in the near future?
RP: I got the Adidas Nation global game camp after Vegas but I haven’t sat down and lined up any visits yet.
EM: What factors are important to you and your family when making your college decision?
RP: Great coaches, a family oriented staff, great academics and great facilities so I can get better and make it to the next level.
Reggie Perry @Ballslife11 doing it all offensively, shooting three ball, mid-range jumper and finishing on the low block @ArkansasHawks
— Shun Williams (@OntheRadarHoops) May 28, 2016
IV. PERSONAL GOALS & ADVICE
EM: Any personal goals on or off the court?
RP: Not really, I just want to get better everyday in anything I do.
EM: Last, if you could give the youth some advice on how to succeed either on or off the court, what would you say?
RP: Just make sure you surround yourself with the right people and always work hard. Stay humble, but hungry.
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