Posted On: 05/9/19 5:47 PM

When watching Jaylen Carey, you can see glimpses of what his older brother Vernon Carey Jr. has become.

At 6'7", 260 lbs., Jaylen Carey is only in 8th grade currently as a 2023 prospect. He is a big body, who has nimble feet and is able to mix it up down low because of his size and power. His jumping ability will be the focus moving forward.

Vernon Carey Jr. is headed to Duke in the fall and Vernon Carey Sr. played eight seasons in the NFL as an offensive tackle for the Miami Dolphins. So Jaylen Carey has been around two true standout athletes his whole life.

Here's what his takeaways he says he learned from his older brother and father.

"I learned from Vernon that I can’t take days off and I can’t stay the same because someone could be working while you're not so there getting better than you," Jaylen Carey told Prep Hoops. "From my dad, I learned that everything is a business and they could rid of you quickly if they find someone better."

This past season, Carey suited up for the JV team at NSU University School helping his team post a 10-5

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