Posted On: 02/21/20 6:00 AM

Simeon 2023 point guard Jalen Griffith is a freshman phenom that has seen significant minutes for the state powerhouse.  Shifty ball handler that has it on a string.  He makes defenders older than him look silly trying to guard him at times.  Can hit a mid-range jumper.  Shows leadership skills at a young age.

He chatted with us about being a contributor as a freshman.

“It is going good so far and being a freshman playing on varsity.  I love my teammates.  Playing my role with a group of guys that are very talented team.  We have to fit in where we can get in at.  I feel I have done that.”

What has his role been on this team?

“Being the leader off the bench.  Being that spark with the starters aren’t doing so well.  Doing what I have to do to help the team succeed and win games.”

He spoke about the adjustment from middle school to varsity.

“Getting in a rhythm.  For certain freshman it takes them a while to get in a rhythm while the season is going.  It took me a while to see I can play with these older kids.  It is not as

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