Keion Brooks

Keion Brooks Jr is an elite student-athlete currently attending North Side High School in Fort Wayne, IN. Brooks is a highly touted rising sophomore, currently ranked the #15 player in the class of 2019 per Scout. The 6’7 wing had an excellent AAU campaign running with the Indy Hoosiers, playing up a level which is a testament to his talent level. Brooks blend of size and athleticism coupled with his extremely high skill-level make him a high-major bet and a student-athlete with a bright future ahead of him.

     I.  AAU & SELF ANALYSIS

EM: Congrats on the great Spring/Summer, you turned some heads with your ability. Can you tell us how things went for Indy Hoosiers as a team and for you individually?

KB: My summer went well. I played with the Indy Hoosiers on the UAA circuit. I played 15’s and 17’s. Our season went pretty good and we stayed competitive.

EM: Can you describe your game for those that are not familiar?

KB: I’m a versatile 3. I can score on all 3 levels on the court. I have a high motor and don’t give up on plays. And I use my athletic ability to play above the rim

EM: How often do you work on your game?

KB: I live in they gym basically. I mainly work on my footwork, and being able to score the ball without using so much energy. I also have been in the weight room trying to transform my body 

     II. ACADEMICS AND OFF-COURT INTERESTS

EM: Can we talk a bit about your interests as a student, what is your favorite subject?

KB: As a student i like to stay focus and get things done because I know I’m a student before an athlete. My favorite subject is history

EM: What do you plan to major in when attending college?

KB: Business

EM: What are your interests off the court?

KB: I like spending time with my family and playing fantasy football

      III. RECRUITING

EM: Shifting a bit to recruiting, can you tell us which schools have offered?

KB: Xavier and Purdue

EM: Which schools show interest that haven’t yet offered?

KB: Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State, Maryland,Iowa, IU, Arizona, Virginia, Kansas, Kentucky

EM: Any college campuses you want to get out to and visit?

KB: All those that have shown interest

EM: What factors are important to you and your family when making your college decision?

KB: Definitely want a family atmosphere and somewhere I can make an impact right away.

     IV. PERSONAL GOALS & ADVICE

EM: Any personal goals on or off the court?

KB: I most definitely want to go to the NBA and be recognized as one of the better players in the world. And off the court I want to be the valedictorian

EM: Last, if you could give the youth some advice on how to succeed either on or off the court, what would you say?

KB: I would tell them to take their education seriously and be as smart and knowledgeable as possible. I would tell them to keep working hard and block out all the negative noise. Also don’t pay attention to the rankings. Just keep pushing and striving to be the best player and person you can be. Also treat everyone with kindness respect cause you never know who you might have to run into again one day.

 

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