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 Leah Shelton from Dalton, Ga.
How long have you been playing basketball for?
I have been playing for the last two years.
What is your favorite thing about IMG Academy and why?
I like the whole basketball program. The workouts, coaches and facilities are all there to help you get better.
What professional athlete inspires you the most?
What is your favorite thing to do after you win a game?
I like celebrating with my team and family.
What motivates you to push through a tough practice?
The fact that I am going to get something really good out of pushing through the tough practice is what motivates me.