One of the top 2019 wing prospects on the west is Jaime Jaquez, a 6-foot-6, 195-pound small forward from Camarillo (Calif.).
After an impressive summer on the AAU circuit playing with The Truth, Jaquez followed that up with another good showing this weekend at the Pangos All West Frosh/Soph Camp.
The sophomore is a versatile talent who plays hard on both ends. He’s a skilled offensive player who can hit midrange jumpers, finish inside or create with others due to his vision, while he’s also effective on defense.
“My strengths are attacking the basket, getting my teammates open looks and my midrange game,” Jaquez said. “I’m working on my three-point shot and defense. I’m working very hard on my game; my three-point shot and jumper in general.”
There are two programs in particular that Jaquez calls dream schools.
“Arizona and UCLA are the ones I’ve wanted to go to since I was little,” he said. “My family lives in Arizona and I grew up watching them play. With UCLA, I love Russell Westbrook and the history of the program.”
Selecting a program that wins is going to be important for Jaquez.
“I want to make the tournament every year and be in a family oriented place where everyone has a good relationship,” Jaquez said.