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Isaac Okoro is an elite student-athlete currently attending McEachern High School in Powder Springs, GA. Okoro is a elite wing for the class of 2019, currently ranked the #53 player in the class of 2019 per 247Sports. The 6’6 wing had a successful Spring/Summer with the A.O.T. Running Rebels on the prestigious EYBL circuit. Isaac is sure to continue his national ascent as a versatile wing with his energetic play on both sides of the court as well as transition, defensive ability at multiple positions and the verticality to finish at the rim.

     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 AOT as a team and for you individually?

IO: We finished the EYBL season 9-1 going into Peach Jam. At Peach Jam, we came in 7th place. Our season as a team was great. My summer was also great because I got noticed a little more

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

IO: I’m an all around player who loves to play defense. I also have a high motor.

EM: How often do you work on your game?

IO: I work on my game everyday. I mainly focus on my ball handling and my shooting. I’m also in the weight room three times a week trying to get bigger and more explosive.

     II. ACADEMICS AND OFF-COURT INTERESTS

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

IO: As a student I also get my work done and I get good grades. I love math.

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

IO: I would major in business.

EM: What are your interests off the court?

IO: I love to hang out with my teammates and spend time with my family.

      III. RECRUITING

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

IO: Rutgers and Auburn

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

IO: Arizona, Virginia, Stanford, Georgia, Georgia Tech

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

IO: All of the colleges that have interest in me. Also I would like to visit Michigan State, UCLA, and North Carolina.

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

IO: We want a college that really wants me there and we also want a college that will support me in everything I do. We also want a college that I can make an impact for.

     IV. PERSONAL GOALS & ADVICE

EM: Any personal goals on or off the court?

IO: My goals on the court is to make it to the NBA and be one of the greatest players to ever play the game. My goal off the court is to get a 3.5 or higher gpa.

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

IO: I would tell the youth no matter what happens in your life you should never give up. If you fail keep trying. Never get to satisfied where your at because there’s always someone else working to take your spot and be better than you. Just remember that your’re a student then athlete so you have to make sure that your grades are good before you start playing basketball.

 

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