Posted On: 01/18/21 8:43 AM

Martin Luther King was one of the most influential individuals in United States history. He was one of the greatest leaders to ever live. Martin Luther King had the ability to get others to follow his lead and to make positive change in the world.

There is no better time than MLK Day, to take a look at positive young leaders in our communities. There are many gifted and intelligent young leaders in Michigan high school basketball. We should celebrate the athletes that make our futures look brighter. 

Malachi BlackMalachiBlack6'7" | PFDetroit University Prep Art & Design | 2021StateMI (2021, PF, Detroit University Prep Art & Design)

If you are involved in Michigan high school basketball and haven’t talked to Black, you really should. He’s focused on his success, yet selfless in achieving it. The athletic forward is a tremendous role model, not just for athletes, but for everyone.

Pierre BrooksPierreBrooks6'5" | SGDetroit Douglass | 2021State#76NationMI II (2021, SG, Detroit Frederick Douglass)

Whether it be basketball or something totally different, Pierre BrooksPierreBrooks6'5" | SGDetroit Douglass | 2021State#76NationMI II will be famous for the good things he does someday. He’s extremely intelligent both on and off the court. Brooks II is the type of player and person that people are willing to stand behind

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