Sports Profile: Jakhyre Wainwright

What sport do you play? 

How long have you been playing?
“Since I was 11 years old.”

What is your position on the team? 
“Point Guard.”

Why did you choose to play this sport? 
“It keeps me active; it’s my dream to be in the NBA. It brings the best out of me.”

What is the best part about playing this sport?
“Making friends, creating bonds, and making buckets.”

What is the most challenging part about participating in the sport? 
“Balancing school and practice at the same time.”

Describe what a typical meet or game is like? 
“Shooting around, listening to music, staying focused.” 

What was your team record last year? 
“17 wins and 1 loss.” 

What advice do you have for others who want to participate in this sport? 
“Play with passion, always be confident, and stay in shape.”

What are you and your team’s goals for the fall 2023 season?
“My goal is to get college offers and play pro. My team’s goals is to make it to the championships and win.”

When you graduate from high school, do you plan to continue playing the sport? Why? 
“Yes, because my dream is to be in the NBA.”