Londoner wins dream US scholarship to play basketball against rising stars

A teenage basketball participant from east London hopes to observe within the footsteps of his heroes after successful a scholarship to a most sensible US college.

Aaron Badibo, 19, is ready to go away his native Hackney New City College crew for Wyoming the place he’s due to enrol at Sheridan College.

The complete scholarship — price £20,000 a yr — will see him compete within the first department of the National Junior College Athletic Association.

He stated he hopes to show off his abilities and win a freelance within the NBA basketball league.

He stated: “I always dreamed about leaving the country to play basketball … I won’t stop trying to better myself and I will work hard every day to make sure I get where I am supposed to be.”

Aaron, from Hoxton, is one in all 12 in a foreign country athletes presented a spot at Sheridan, the place he’ll learn General Studies and play wing. He can be vying for a spot in faculty crew the Generals and objectives to provoke NBA scouts.

He desires to emulate his idol Luol Deng, a British NBA big name from Brixton, who has performed for the Great Britain nationwide crew.

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