One of top 2015 Student Athletes in Northern California, Armani Collins of Stuart Hall HS, San Francisco (CA) has been showing out grabbing attention from college recruiters and media outlets. Mid Major Hoops Report has invited him to our “Players Corner” where we at MMHR are proud to highlight him and allow him to give us insight on his recruitment at this time…..
What is your Height, Weight, and Position you play?
AC: 6′ 5″, 190, Shooting Guard & Small Forward.
How is your season coming along, so far? Is it living up to expectations?
AC: Yes. Season has been awesome. We recently accomplished two of our major team goals.
1. Winning League
2. & Having a perfect home court season with no losses.
Up to this point in your season, who has been your team’s toughest match up?
AC: St. Joe’s & Branson.
What are sections looking like in your division?
AC: We received the three seed which is what we expected. WE also want to reach another team goal by winning a section championship.
How have you, your teammates, and your HS team improved from last year?
AC: This year we are more like a family not just regular teammates. We have bought into Coach J.’s team philosophy of Toughness & Togetherness.
You have made some major strides in your game from your Sophomore season, what
is that attributed to?
AC: Hard Work. Dedication. Staying humble. And constantly working on my game.
Which college programs have been to your games and/or practices so far this season?
AC: Santa Clara, USF, Cal Poly, Weber State, Reno, Pepperdine, University of Denver, Portland ,Portland State, Irvine
Which colleges are recruiting you the hardest right now? Any scholarship offers at this point?
AC: Cal Poly has offered.
Others that appear interested include: USF, Weber State & Portland University.
What are you looking for in a College Program?
AC: A school where I fit academically. A school that might provide immediate playing time. To be honest I am open to all schools and find the attention flattering.
Do you have any college visits planned?
AC: Not at this point.
Any camps or showcases you plan on attending after season?
AC: Pangos All American.
What are your strong points in your game right now? And what weaknesses, do you have that you are working on to become a strength?
AC: Strenghts: shooting, rebounding, making shots when it counts most and being a good teammate. I have made an effort this year to make all my teammates better.
What AAU team are you associated with?
AC: Nor Cal Elite
How many days a week are you working on your game outside of normal team practices?
AC: 2-3 days a week.
Do you have a twitter account and if so, what is it?
Last question, Who has had the biggest impact on your life when it comes to basketball, life, and school?
AC: When it comes to basketball:
My Grade school Coach Coach Mike.
My high school coach, Coach J.
My AAU coaches Coach Ford, Coach Doherty, Coach Sousa and Jeremy Russotti.
When it comes to life it’s all about my number #1 and that would be my mother
Special thanks to friends of and the Collins family for allowing this Q&A to happen for all Mid Major Hoops Reports viewers to gain insight on all recruitment news.