Potential breakout stars at the NEO Youth Elite Winter Showcase | Youth1

Potential breakout stars at the NEO Youth Elite Winter Showcase

The 2018 NEO Youth Elite Winter Showcase takes place this weekend in Garfield Heights, Ohio. Over 150 of the best youth basketball players in the nation will be in attendance learning from some of the best instructors in the game.

Camp director Sonny Johnson is a basketball legend in the state of Ohio; during his playing days Sonny was named Mr. Basketball in 1998. After high school he went on to have a very successful college career at the University of Ohio. He is currently the Garfield Heights High School Varsity basketball with an overall coaching record of 205-56.

NEO Youth Elite takes pride in developing young athletes along with providing national recognition for all of their athletes.

At last years showcase NEO had some future college stars in attendance such as Zion Harmon, Julian Newman and Kyree Walker.

Below are a few players who could really excel at this years camp.

John Mobley Jr. - 6th grade- Point Guard

Only in the 6th grade, Mobley has already made a name for himself at this camp already. His smooth ball handling ability and overall skill is impressive for someone his age. It will be interesting to see how he develops, as he gets older, he could truly dominate the middle school scene in the years to come.


Josiah Harris- 8th grade- Forward

Harris is a tall, athletic prospect who can protect the rim, grab tough rebounds but also get out in transition and run. If he can knock down a consistent jump shot he will become a really interesting prospect.

Sonny Johnson Jr.- 8th grade- Point Guard

Johnson Jr. is a great passer with great vision, a true floor general Johnson Jr. likes to facilitate by creating opportunities for teammates. Whether it is in transition or full court Johnson Jr. makes everyone around him better. He is another player who can become deadly if he hits his outside shot consistently.

Ashton Henderson- 8th grade- guard

Henderson is a rising prospect in the class of 2022 after his performance at the CP3 National Middle School Combine. He has a strong overall game with a fearless mentality. Playing against some of the best competition in the country will only help him improve. 


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