NAME: Jack Smith
SCHOOL: Hughes High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2009
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: 37 points vs. Aiken in 2007
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6'4"-195 lbs.
MOM: Brenda Watson
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My mom"
FUTURE GOAL: "Graduate from college"
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: The Big Red has one of Cincinnati’s top basketball players – senior Jack Smith. A 3-year starter in his junior year, Jack averaged 16.4 ppg. and 6 rpg. on the way to being named 1st team all-conference for the 2nd time, in addition to 1st team all-city, 2nd team all-SWO district and honorable mention all-state. He is putting up impressive numbers again this season, including 31 points (12 rebounds) vs. Winton Woods, 29 points vs. Aiken and 29 points vs. Dayton Belmont. During the summer, Jack plays for the All-Ohio Red team. A good student who is active in community service, Jack has interest from numerous collegiate programs to play at the next level, but he has not yet committed. Jack also ran cross country one season for the Big Red. His favorite athlete is LeBron James, favorite entertainer is Shaquille O'Neal, favorite movie is Love & Basketball and his most-like-to-meet is President Barack Obama.
COACH’S QUOTE –"Jack displays a strong work ethic both on and off the court during this season, the first year I have met him. Jack has a stellar 3.4 GPA in the classroom and 25 ppg. on the court and is a model citizen in the Cincinnati Community." - Bryan Wyant, Basketball Coach
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