Posted On: 09/11/15 9:00 AM

September 11, 2015

Jaylen Hawkins was a starter last season as a sophomore for the Scotlandville Hornets who capped off their season with another 5A state championship. Hawkins was a key role player who made big shots in big games for the hornets. With the loss of LaMarcus Lee to Notre Dame Prep (MA) he will be asked to step up in order to capture another title.

Hawkins played with the Elfrid Payton Elite 16U team in the summer and that is where his name was really made. He proved to be a college prospect. The only thing yet to be known is if he can play the point at the collegiate level. When asked what he believed his strengths are he said this.

“The strong points of my game are my three point shooting, defense and quickness.”

Interest is just starting up for him and with a couple more seasons at Scotlandville it should continue to increase.

“None at the moment but I went to some camps and some jucos and prep schools were talking to me.”

Hawkins is working on ball handling which he will

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