Posted On: 06/10/19 11:00 AM
It looks like Georgetown Prep will have one of the youngest rosters in the IAC this winter, but they will have an experienced leader to rely upon in Quentin Southall. A native of Alexandria, VA, Southall arrived at Prep as a freshman in 2016. After spending his first two years on JV, he was promoted to varsity as a junior and got his first taste of IAC basketball at the varsity level.
“I’ve just been trying to work, trying to get better,” said Southall. “Second year playing varsity now. Gonna be a senior in the winter, and we’re looking to take the trophy again.”
Listed at 6-foot-2, 180 pounds, Southall is a strong wing with long arms and sneaky athleticism. Often overlooked defensively, he takes pride in locking up the opposing team’s best perimeter player. Over the past several years, Southall has worked hard to develop a consistent perimeter jump shot.
“Three-point shooting, I’ve been developing that,” he stated. “Freshman year I couldn’t shoot at all really, but now I’m confident. I can take those shots.”
Southall is a hard-working student who is looking to go to a high academic school and perhaps study law. He has a 3.7 GPA and is taking 4 AP courses. Southall’s current SAT Score is 1340, but he plans to retake the test and improve his score.
What current pro or college player does he watch and try to emulate?
“I really like how Victor Oladipo plays. Very energetic. High jumping guard. Can hit the three. I feel like I can take a lot of aspects from his game. He’s also a DMV guy, so someone to look up to.”