Name: Jaheam Cornwall
School: Francis Lewis High School
Position: Point Guard
As a sophomore Jaheam Cornwall is leading the Francis Lewis Patriots (4-1 PSAL Queens-A West) with 20 points per game as of Wednesday, December 18. He is also leading the PSAL Queens-A West conference with 100 points in five games. In Francis Lewis’ latest game against Aviation High School on December 17, Cornwall scored 16 points and grabbed eight rebounds.
Why do you play basketball?
“I started playing basketball at 8 years old. It started off as something fun and then I saw how good I could be and I just pushed myself harder and harder every day. My brother and my mom have supported me fully.”
What do you aspire to do?
“I want to go to college. I’ll be the first one to go to college in my family. That’ll be the best thing for [my mom], to see her son go to college.”
Which colleges are you thinking about attending?
“Iona College, Fordham University, St. Francis College and The University of Texas.”
What are your hobbies?
“Go to the movies with friends. Go to the park and shoot around.”
What other career would you do besides basketball?
“Firefighter. They have like a good job. They help save people.”
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