One of fastest rising 2017 Student Athletes out of the State of Texas is Jared Pearre 6’6″ Wing/Forward McKinney North HS. Jared, has been showing out and caught the attention of Mid Major Hoops Report this High School Season. Mid Major Hoops Report invited him to our “Players Corner” where we at MMHR are proud to highlight him as one of the up and coming prospects in the 2017 Class….
Long arm, Long leg Wing who is very athletic reminds me of a young Stacey Augmon, good in transition will be able to guard 1 through 4 spot at next level.
– Ladell Hill Jr. (@CoachAdvocatus)
1. What is your official height and weight?
JP: 6’6″ 180lbs
2. What position do you see yourself playing in college?
JP: Small Forward / Wing
3. What AAU team are you playing with this year?
JP: ProSkills – Dallas
4. Describe your game for coaches and fans who haven’t seen you play yet?
JP: I am very active on defense and block or alter several shots per game. Offensively I have a very good mid-range game and have the ability to knock down three-pointers.
5. What makes you stand out the most from other players you compete against?
JP: My ability to see the court and anticipate plays which often leads to me blocking shots or deflecting passes.
6. What part of your game do you feel like you’ve improved on the most in
the last year?
JP: 3 point shooting
7. What aspect of your game are you working the hardest on to improve?
8. What schools have shown strong interest so far?
JP: As a high-school freshman I am still early in the process and would not consider any of the schools that have shown interest as “strong”. However, I have received some interest from some of the local universities.
9. Who are some of the college coaches who have made an impression on you and your family?
JP: Currently there have not been any coaches that have made an impression that would cause them to stand out from the rest.
10. Do you have a top five to ten schools you’re looking at right now?
JP: As I stated earlier, me and my family are still very early in the recruiting process and have not started narrowing down schools yet.
11. What schools have you visited? Do you have any visits planned for the
JP: I have not gone on any visits, but this summer my parents and I are planning to visit some of the Universities here in North & Central Texas.
12. Would you prefer to play college basketball close to home, or is that
not a factor for you?
JP: Although close to home would be nice, the physical location of the university will not be the primary factor when I make my college choice.
13. How hard do you work on your game? How much time do you put in?
JP: I would consider myself a hard worker. I pretty much work on my overall game and basketball skills year round.
14. How old were you when you first picked up a basketball?
JP: I don’t know when I actually first picked up a basketball, but I first starting playing organized basketball when I was 4yrs old and joined the team that my older brother was playing on.
15. What things are really important to you when it comes to choosing where
to play college basketball?
JP: The quality of the educational system and do they offer the curriculum for the major that I wish to pursue.
16. Who are some of the mentors who helped you get to where you are right
JP: My parents have been my most influential mentors; however, my older brother and my AAU & High School coaches have also assisted me in getting to where I am now.
17. What’s your favorite moment as a basketball player so far?
JP: My favorite moment occurred this year when I got my first in-game dunk.
18. What are your short term goals as a basketball player?
JP: My short term goals are to continue to improve my all-around offensive game and to improve my physical strength.
19. What are your long term goals?
JP: My long term goal as a basketball player is to secure a scholarship at a D-1 university and to graduate with a quality education.
20. Do you have a Facebook or Twitter that you’d like to share with us?
JP: Not at the moment.
21. What style of play do you prefer?
JP: I prefer an Up tempo style of play.
22. Who’s a player in college basketball or the NBA that you really respect?
JP: Kevin Durant
23. Do you prefer Nike, adidas, or Under Armour?
Special Thanks to the Pearre family for allowing MMHR to Q&A with their son Jared Perry. We wish him a Good Luck on the rest of his school season. Please keep in touch with us on his recruitment.