Posted On: 04/8/21 5:43 PM

Don’t fault Jalen Childs Jalen Childs 6'3" | CG Sunset | 2023 State OR if he’s got a bit of a chip on his shoulder. The sleek 6-foot-3, 180-pound combo guard didn’t play as much as he hoped at Sunset last season and he heard some of the murmurs. Childs has used that as motivation ever since this past year and now with his first Division I offer in his pocket, is out to show the talents he’s been blessed with.

"The past off-season has probably been the best thing that’s happened to me," Childs said. "I had a hoop at my old house and from March to about August I would be outside for like 4-5 hours just working on my game. Not only that I had a ton of motivation since my coach didn’t play me, but I also had a ton of people hating on me saying I suck and shouldn’t have had some of the opportunities I was able to do. So I took that and used that to get better every day. Not only playing but studying and reading."

When restrictions loosened up a bit, Childs got to suit up with Rotary and felt pretty good about the one tournament he was able

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