Posted On: 01/18/21 11:17 PM

The MLK Classic took place at the Arizona Grand Ballroom from January 16th through January 18th. Hosted by recruiting legend, Gerry Freitas, the event featured grassroots programs from Washington, California, Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico. It also featured several guys with the ability to get up and get out. In this article, we take a look at some of the top Run and Jump athletes from the event. 

Miles ByrdMilesByrd6'6" | SFLincoln | 2022State 6’6 SF Port City (CA) (#70PHNC 2022) - Byrd is aptly named. He soared through the air all weekend. The long-legged Junior gobbles up real estate when he runs. He gets off the floor effortlessly and displayed a good 1st and 2nd jump. 

Ariya Briscoe 6’0 PG Team Lavine 2021 (WA) - Anyone walking in the gym can tell that Briscoe belongs on a run and jump team. Mr quick twitch muscle, Briscoe explodes to the rim and finishes over defenders. While he didn’t have a ton of dunks, his speed allowed him to get out in transition and his leaping ability allowed him to get it high above outstretched arms. 

James Freemen 6’4 SF Capital City Cougars 6’5 PF 2022 (CA) - Freemen used his bounce to

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