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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.

 

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.

 

 

 

     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.

 

 

 

      III. RECRUITING

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.

 

 

 

     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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