Name: Jaden Shackelford
This week’s accomplishment: Shackelford helped the Scorpions clinch the Mojave River League title last week. He dropped 31 points against Sultana and followed that up with a 19-point performance against Oak Hills.
What do you like most about your sport: I love how competitive it is, how fast pace it is and the brotherhood it creates.
How long have you been playing your sport and how did you get started: I’ve been playing my whole life. My dad put a ball in my hands a few days after I was born, and I never let it go.
Pregame ritual: Pray and listen to music.
Most memorable sports moment: At a top showcase I scored 82 points in a regulation game. It was crazy!
If you could be someone else for a day, who would it be and why: Nobody. I love being who I am.
Something most people don’t know about you: Everything think I’m left handed because I shoot with my left, but I’m really right handed.
How would you spend $1 million: Take care of my parents, help those in need and then invest into something.
Where would you go if you could travel anywhere in the world: To the Bahamas.
If you had an extra hour every day, how would you spend it: In the gym.
What superpower do you wish you had: Teleportation
Favorite class: Algebra 2
Favorite sports team: Lakers
Favorite athlete: Kobe Bryant and Russell Westbrook
Favorite superhero: Always has been, always will be my dad
Favorite TV show: SportsCenter
Favorite movie: “Juice”
Favorite song: “Freestyle” by Lil Baby
Favorite meal: Chicken Alfredo
Favorite local restaurant: Red Robin