Every week of camp, IMG Academy selects the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gatorade. The honoree is bestowed the G-Award in recognition of the athlete who displays Heart, Hustle and Soul, and exhibits a true desire to reach their true athletic potential.
The IMG Academy Lacrosse winner of the Gatorade G-Award for the week of August 2nd is 12-year-old CC Jeffers from Houston, Texas.
How long have you been playing lacrosse for?
I have been playing on a team since I was in third grade, I am 12 now.
Who are your coaches?
Coach Patrick Haley.
What are your favorite things about IMG Academy and why?
I like how its big and really nice. I like my schedule.
Do you have any pre-game rituals that help you prepare for a big game?
I usually listen to music, hit the wall, and pray.
What professional athlete inspires you the most?
Steeel Stanwick because he’s just a really good lacrosse player.
What is your favorite thing to do after you win a game?
Sometimes I go out to dinner with my teammates.
What motivates you to push through a tough practice?
I just think that once it’s all over, it will pay off.