Every week at least one athlete from each sport will earn the Gatorade G-Award/IMG Academy Athlete of the Week for displaying Heart, Hustle and Soul, and exhibiting a true desire to reach their true athletic potential.
The IMG Academy Basketball winner of the Gatorade G-Award/IMG Academy Athlete of the Week Award is Jose Sebastian Jaarlara from Honduras.
How long have you been playing basketball for?
I started playing this year
What is your favorite thing about IMG Academy and why?
I like how they push you to the limits to make you a better player while giving you more confidence and supporting you
Do you have any pre-game rituals that help you prepare for a big game?
I listen to music, pray, and hype up the team
What professional athlete inspires you the most?
What is your favorite thing to do after you win a game?
I like to celebrate with the team
What motivates you to push through a tough practice?
I know that if I do this with more energy and enthusiasm that I will be a great player one day and do something good for my country and family