Athlete of the Month - St. Thomas More CSS
Jaylen Clarke is a grade 12+ student who continues to demonstrate his athletic ability and leadership both on and off the court. Jaylen has been on the senior boys’ basketball team for three consecutive years, and was also on the junior team in his grade 9 and 10 years. With his exceptional play he recently earned an all-star at the Mark Walton tournament in December (2015) held at Cathedral High School. Jaylen was the Most Valuable Player for the junior boys’ basketball team in his grade 10 year (2013). Jaylen is the leading scorer on the team averaging twenty (20) points a game.
As the captain of the team he inspires positive play between all teammates and ensures that the younger players feel comfortable by reassuring their individual positions and their contributions to the success of the team. In turn, the team successfully works as a cohesive group.
Jaylen came from Riddell Elementary School where he attended the basketball academy. He is an active parishioner at Living Hope Church and role model to young athletes.
Jaylen has had numerous interests from various post-secondary institutions. He has plans and hopes to play at the next level in basketball. St. Thomas More congratulates Jaylen with the HWCAA Athlete of the Month and thank him for his contributions to the school community.