Posted On: 09/6/19 9:58 AM

Class of 2020 forward Blessin Kimble of Charleston is one of the hardest working players in the state of Missouri.

The 6'6" Kimble relishes his reputation of being a hard hat and lunch pail performer who puts in the work for the entire time he's out there on the court. He has a motor that never stops.

"My work comes from playing against players who are supposedly better than me and are considered to be Division 1 players," Kimble said. "It motivates me to work hard and show that I can compete against the best players."

Kimble put in plenty of work last season as a junior as he led the Bluejays to a third-place finish in the Class 3 state tournament. As a sophomore, Kimble played a small role on a Charleston team that finished second in the state tournament. That team was built around the senior dynamic duo of Demarcus Sharp and Mardareyon Clark.

With Sharp and Clark moving on to the collegiate ranks, Kimble stepped into a bigger role and led the Bluejays back to the Final Four of the state tournament in what was supposed to be a rebuilding year.

As a junior, Kimble averaged a

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