Jamal Bieniemy is an elite student-athlete currently attending Obra D. Tompkins High School in Katy, Texas. Currently a member of The Texas Boys Athletic Club, Jamal is quickly ascending on to the national scene with his versatility shown during summer play and many high-major programs are taking notice. The 6’4 combo-guard marks multiple checkboxes college coaches are seeking with his ability to knock down perimeter shots off the catch or pull-up, while possessing the athletic ability to change directions on a dime to get into the lane, vision to find the open man, and length to wreak havoc defensively.
Jamal Bieniemy. You are good at basketball. Super quick and long bodied scorer. Efficient and athletic. Major, major upside
— Corey Evans (@coreyevans_10) July 22, 2016
— TexasHoops/GASO (@TexasHoopsGASO) December 4, 2015
I. AAU & SELF ANALYSIS
EM: Congrats on the great spring/summer, you turned some heads with your ability. Can you tell us about how things are going for Texas Boys Athletic Club as a team and for you individually?
JB: Thank you. Everything is going well for us as a team. We finished July on a good note. We competed with the best teams in the country. Individually, I feel I competed well and produced for my team.
EM: Can you describe your game for those that are not familiar?
JB: I am a drive and kick player. I can play multiple positions. I can lead and love to get after it on defense.
EM: How often do you work on your game?
JB: I work on my game every chance I get. I like to take advantage of every time I’m in the gym to get better.
Jamal Bieniemy ends the half with 11 pts. Strong lead guard that can attack the rim and find teammates @txboysathletic
— Willie Evans Jr. (@Jr_OTRH) July 17, 2016
Jamal Bieniemy was looking very strong for TX Boys Athletic Club in their victory over Hoops EYBL #SIB2016
— Doug Jones (@djones8301) March 19, 2016
II. ACADEMICS AND OFF-COURT INTERESTS
EM: Can we talk a bit about your interests as a student, what is your favorite subject?
JB: My favorite subject is Social Studies.
EM: What do you plan to major in when attending college?
JB: In college I plan on majoring in the business field.
EM: What are your interests off the court?
JB: Off the court, I listen to a lot of music.My favorite rapper right now is Travis Scott. On my down time, I play 2k and Madden on PS4 with my friends.
2018 Jamal Bieniemy showed his versatile skill set, crazy handle, vision and scored whenever he wanted…High Major Player
— TXBOYSATHLETICCLUB (@txboysathletic) April 17, 2016
Texas Boys G Jamal Bieniemy 11 pts 5 reb 6 ast 2 stl 2 blk with a win over Team Beastmode @jamal_b24
— TXBOYSATHLETICCLUB (@txboysathletic) May 15, 2016
EM: Shifting a bit to recruiting, can you tell us which schools have offered?
JB: University of Houston, Texas A&M, Tulsa, Wyoming, New Mexico, and Houston Baptist.
EM: Which schools show interest that haven’t yet offered?
JB: Florida, UCLA, Michigan, Creighton, Arizona, Oklahoma, and Oklahoma St.
EM: Which schools are recruiting you the hardest right now?
JB: Ucla, UofH, Tulsa, Texas A&M, and Oklahoma St.
EM: Any visits or team camps lined up in the near future?
JB: I have nothing set up right now.
EM: Can you tell us a little about the Michigan interest? Which coaches have you talked with?
JB: I talk to Coach Meyer. He visited my school last year and we have built a good relationship.
EM: What factors are important to you and your family when making your college decision?
JB: The education is big with my family, I want to go to a school where the playing style fits me, and where I can develop into the best person and player.
2018 PG Jamal Bieniemy is Nice!!! Long athletic drops dimes and can shoot
— BaLLisLife_Houston (@BJ_BallisLife) January 2, 2016
— TXBOYSATHLETICCLUB (@txboysathletic) July 23, 2016
IV. PERSONAL GOALS & ADVICE
EM: Any personal goals on or off the court?
JB: My biggest goal right now is to win the state championship this year with my brothers.
EM: Last, if you could give the youth some advice on how to succeed either on or off the court, what would you say?
JB: Work hard at everything you do. Also, don’t worry about what other people are doing and stay on your grind. Last, surround yourself with the right crowd.
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