Prospect Spotlight: Markie Swearington (2019)

Grassroots
Louisiana

Posted On: 04/25/18 7:13 AM

We All We Got (WAWG) is an up and coming program in Louisiana. They have talented athletes with the potential to play at the next level. Markie Swearington is one of those athletes. He is a 5-8 point guard in the class of 2019. Swearington plays high school basketball at Doctor Martin Luther King Charter High School in New Orleans.

Markie Swearington has a strong skill set that embodies success. He is a natural leader that can and will take command of his team. Swearington is a dynamic scoring guard. He can drive the lane and finish at the bucket as well as get hot from behind the three point line. Recently, at The Series ITL in Dallas, Swearington had 37 points in his first two games. Over the course of the weekend, he was one of the most impressive players at the event which featured multiple Division 1 recruits. Swearington is also an excellent ball handler. He can dribble through pressure and break down a defender.

Swearington is a pressure player who enjoys being on the big stage. As such, his best moment in basketball came when he hit a last second half court shot to send a rivalry game to overtime. He is looking forward to the pressure of playing in a talent filled The Series ITL Final event in Atlanta. Swearington embraces the challenge of facing the top notch guards at that event. He is also looking forward to various tournaments throughout the summer and being seen during live periods.

Markie Swearington has the skill set needed to find a home as a college basketball player. He has had contact with Belmont University and is anticipating a big summer that will result in seeing his recruiting list grow. Swearington will bring an intense leader and a player with a high motor on both ends of the floor. He plans on using AAU season to improve his overall game and having some college coaches see his game.  

Swearington is jumping into AAU season motivated and with his goals on his mind. He wants to play college basketball, be successful in life’s ventures, and be a leader. Swearington is motivated his parents and his younger siblings. “I just want to make my parents proud by using my talent that God has blessed me with,” he said.

Markie Swearington will be a player to watch in Louisiana this spring and summer. It will be interesting to see where his recruiting goes, especially with more performances like last weekend at The Series IT.