Posted On: 08/13/15 12:00 PM

Editor’s note: Once per week, from now until the start of the high school season, Prep Hoops Colorado will profile a preseason candidate for our Mr. Colorado Basketball award to be given at the end of the state tournaments in February. Important to note: Just because a player doesn’t appear in a profile, it certainly doesn’t mean he can’t be chose as Mr. Colorado Basketball. Players profiled in the preseason have simply compiled the kind of prep career resumes that makes them intriguing candidates for the award. Today: Justinian Jessup.

(Photo courtesy of Colorado Hometown Weekly)

Heading into his senior year at Longmont, Justinian Jessup is a prime candidate to capture our inaugural Mr. Colorado Basketball award for the same reason he picked up yet another Division I offer Wednesday.

Jessup, whose most recent offer came from Pepperdine, is the definition of a complete player, consistently putting his fingerprints on every inch of the game. He was named the Class 4A player of the year by every Colorado publication last season, and he guided the Trojans to a near perfect season, their only loss coming in the state title game to Air Academy.

Jessup, a lengthy 6-foot-5, 185-pound guard is

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