Meet the boys basketball team

Senior Davion Sanford dribbles past the halfcourt line during the game on Jan. 30.
Senior Davion Sanford dribbles past the halfcourt line during the game on Jan. 30.
Ace Richards
Sophomore Jakendrick Clevenger dribbles the ball in game against Pasedena.
Jakendrick Clevenger

Grade: 10

Number: 0

Position: Point Guard

How long have you been playing basketball?

“Since I was 4 years old.”

What is your favorite thing about playing basketball?

“Probably just dribbling the ball.”

What do you do to prepare on game day?

“I listen to music.”

What music do you listen to on game day?

“I listen to Rod Wave and NBA Youngboy.”

What is your go-to pregame meal or snack?

“Probably just Chick-fil-A.”

Sophomore Jakendrick Clevenger dribbles the ball in game against Pasedena. (Jordan Hutchinson)
Senior Jaylon Bowen dribbles the ball in game against Nederland High School.

Grade: 12

Number: 4

Position: Small Forward

How long have you been playing basketball?

“Since I was 4.”

What is your favorite thing about playing basketball?

“I think just playing with my teammates.”

What do you do to prepare on game day?

“I listen to music.”

What music do you listen to on game day?

“Basically just rap.”

What is your go-to pregame meal or snack?

“McDonalds, and a 10 piece chicken nugget.”

Senior Jaylon Bowen dribbles the ball in game against Nederland High School. (Tricia Darcy)
Senior Davion Sanford moves across the court in game against Magnolia West.
Davion Sanford

Grade: 12

Number: 3

Position: Power Forward

How long have you been playing basketball?

“Since second grade.”

What is your favorite thing about playing basketball?

“Just playing with my guys.”

What do you do to prepare on game day?

“Just meditate, that’s it.”

What is your go-to pregame meal or snack?

“Probably some pretzels and some Takis and some fruit.”

Senior Davion Sanford moves across the court in game against Magnolia West. (Arleigh Doehring)
Senior Jayden Henderson shoots basketball in game against Pasedena.
Jayden Henderson

Grade: 12

Number: 23

Position: Center

How long have you been playing basketball?

“Since seventh grade.”

What is your favorite thing about playing basketball?

“Just sharing the court with people like JK, and my boy Jaylon, he’s my shooter and twin. He’s got another twin on the bench and my boy Davion, he’s another shooter.”

What do you do to prepare on game day?

“I go and get McDonald’s before the game and I come back and take  a little nap. Just chill and listen to music.”

What music do you listen to on game day?

“Rod Wave.”

What is your go-to pregame meal or snack?

“McDonald’s, I’ll get me a little 10 piece with a basket of fries and a little ice cream cone.”

Senior Jayden Henderson shoots basketball in game against Pasedena. (Jordan Hutchinson)
Senior Jaxon Young moves across the court in game against Pasedena.
Jaxson Young

Grade: 12

Number: 20

Position: Shooting Guard

How long have you been playing basketball?

“Eighth [grade], I don’t even know.”

What is your favorite thing about playing basketball?

“Playing with my brother, especially my brother.”

What do you do to prepare on game day?

“Listen to music.”

What music do you listen to on game day?

“It really depends on how I’m feeling, sometimes rap, sometimes I’ll turn it up.”

What is your go-to pregame meal or snack?

“McDonald’s or Chick-fil-A. A 12-piece nugget or a spicy chicken sandwich.”

Senior Jaxon Young moves across the court in game against Pasedena. (Jordan Hutchinson)
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