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2021’s Will VanHook is one of South Florida’s most pure point guards

Will VanHook is one of the best players from the Wellington, FL area in the Class of 2021.  


The 6-foot-1, 195-pound VanHook, who attends Wellington High School, is a dynamic player that works as a point guard. 


VanHook has earned plenty of recognition during his career, such as being a two-time Second-team All-District selection. 


VanHook is humbled by the accolades.  


“It’s motivation to make the first team this year,” VanHook said. 


No matter the opponent, every game VanHook is determined to give it his all. 


VanHook is going all out. 


The motor is always at full throttle whenever VanHook steps between the lines.


“My mindset is to get my teammates involved and be an energy guy for the team,” VanHook said. 


VanHook has great passion and energy whenever he’s on the court. VanHook tells why he enjoys the game of basketball so much. 


“I just love the feeling of getting guys involved and winning,” VanHook said. 


VanHook has learned many valuable lessons from playing basketball that he applies to his everyday life. 


“Playing taught me leadership and it’s taught me how to communicate and work together to accomplish a goal,” VanHook said. 


VanHook shares his favorite basketball memories. 


“Favorite memories of playing are the Palm Beach Central vs. Wellington games,” VanHook said. “It was always a great rivalry game and was good competition.”


VanHook takes his role as one of the leaders on the team very seriously. VanHook makes sure he’s a daily positive influence on his peers.


“I demonstrate being a good teammate by being a leader both on the court and off the court,” VanHook said. “The best advice I give is to have each other’s back and trust in them no matter the situation.”


VanHook is appreciative of having amazing male role models that are supportive.


“I have learned that it’s not going to just happen. You’ve got to be patient and trust the process,” VanHook said. “The best advice I’ve gotten is to get in the best shape I have ever been in my life.”


VanHook patterns his mentality after this legend. 

“A player I look up to is LeBron James  as I try my best to model my game after him,” VanHook said. 

VanHook lists P.E. as his favorite subject in school. 

“It lets me get my energy out,” VanHook said.


VanHook explains his collegiate aspirations. 


“My dream college is Miami because I’m a Hurricane fan,” VanHook said. 


VanHook is striving for greatness in all that he does. 


“My goals are to just get smarter and be the best person I can be every second,” VanHook said. 



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