Posted On: 09/9/21 10:42 AM

Minnesota Prep is now heading into their fourth season as a prep school out of Minneapolis, and the team is loaded with talent at all grade levels. Their roster is deep and consists of some local Minnesota prospects as well as talent from across the country. I attended their open gym yesterday and this is what I saw out of their roster.

DJ Jefferson DJ Jefferson 6'5" | SF Minnesota Prep Academy (MN) | 2022 #161 Nation MN (6’5 2022 SG)- The Tulsa commit showed why he’s a nationally ranked level player, scoring the ball in a variety of ways. He’s a threat from beyond the arc, can create space easily to get a mid-range shot off, and is an explosive finisher around the rim. DJ shoots the ball left handed, but usually finishes at the rim with his right which catches a lot of defenders off guard. He’s a major above-the-rim threat in transition, and also proved to be a shot blocking threat defensively. Should be in for a huge senior year.

Tavion Banks (6’7 2022 F)- Tavion is a hard working forward for this team at about 6’7 with some explosive athleticism. Doesn’t need to do much with the ball in his hands because he’s constantly finding space around the rim and

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