Posted On: 10/8/19 5:49 PM
I vividly remember watching Jayden Jackson play for the first time. It was the final day of the Prep Hoops Summer Challenge and Jackson’s team (ABC Young Lions) was facing off against Y&R Brimm. Brimm’s talent eventually prevailed, but Jackson had me intrigued after his great performance. It seemed as if every time I stopped jotting down notes on what the Whitefish Bay guard did well, I was forced to resume my frantic scribbling because he had just completed another impressive task. Despite getting pressured in the backcourt for most of the game, Jackson kept his cool and nearly advanced his team to the next round.
At the end of July, Jackson led the Young Lions to a semifinal birth in a loaded 16U field at the Hard Work Re