HS Hot Shot: Jalen McMillan

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yards.” JULIA TIME TO INTRODUCE YOU TO ANOTHER OUTSTANDING HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETE MAKING HEADLINES AROUND THE VALLEY. THIS WEEK… SPORTS CENTRAL’S SCOTT BEMIS WENT TO SAN JOAQUIN MEMORIAL TO CATCH UP WITH A FOUR-STAR PROSPECT… WHO’S GONNA BE PLAYING IN THE PAC-12 NEXT YEAR. 09-13 21-24FOR THE PAST COUPLE YEARS… JALEN MCMILLAN HAS BEEN GETTING LETTERS… LOTS AND LOTS OF LETTERS. insert 1st cg, JALEN MCMILLAN “I think I had like 140 letters. in one day. yeah, I have like a whole box in my room just filled up to the top” THOSE LETTERS ARE RECRUITING LETTERS FROM COLLEGES ALL OVER THE COUNTRY. insert 2nd cg, ANTHONY GOSTON “amazing, he just does things that normal high school athletes can’t do” USING HIS UNIQUE COMBINATION OF SIZE AND SPEED… HE’S 6-3 AND CAN RUN A 10.5 HUNDRED… THE SENIOR RECEIVER HAS ACCOUNTED FOR 51 CAREER TOUCHDOWNS AT SAN JOAQUIN MEMORIAL… SINCE GETTING CALLED UP TO VARSITY IN WEEK SIX OF HIS FRESHMAN YEAR. JALEN MCMILLAN “my ultimate goal would be to go to the NFL, I mean, football is an amazing game, so to go to the NFL would be a dream come true” HE’S ONE OF THOSE SPECIAL TALENTS THAT COULD MAKE THE N-F-L DREAM A REALITY. BEFORE THAT THOUGH… HE PLANS ON ATTENDING THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON NEXT YEAR. HE COMMITTED TO THE PAC-12 POWER OVER THE SUMMER… CHOOSING THE HUSKIES OVER OFFERS FROM MANY OF THE TOP PROGRAMS IN THE COUNTRY… INCLUDING THE LIKES OF ALABAMA, USC, AND NOTRE DAME. JALEN MCMILLAN “you know, to commit to Washington, I just wanna put Fresno on the map, and get kids equal opportunities as me and show them that you know, this is possible” IT’S ALSO POSSIBLE JALEN WILL GO DOWN AS THE ONE OF THE BEST TO EVER PLAY AT MEMORIAL. HE’S GOT A SHOT AT A THIRD STRAIGHT VALLEY TITLE THIS YEAR… SOMETHING NO CLASS HAS EVER ACCOMPLISHED AT THE SCHOOL. BUT JALEN HOPES FOOTBALL IS JUST A SMALL PART OF HIS HIGH SCHOOL LEGACY. ANTHONY GOSTON “he’s very humbled, and he’s very comfortable in his own skin, and that’s what makes him different I think then most stars” JALEN MCMILLAN “I definitely wanna be remembered as a good person instead of a good football player, I mean, football’s a great sport, and I’m known for that, but I deifnitely wanna be known as the kid, Jalen McMillan, who went to Memorial and put smiles on people faces” JALEN MCMILLAN… ARGUABLY ONE OF THE VALLEY’S ALL-TIME BEST… WHO WILL BE TAKING HIS SKILLS TO THE NORTHWEST… THIS WEEK’S HIGH SCHOOL HOT SHOT. JALEN IS ALSO AN ELITE BASEBALL PLAYER AND TRACK ATHLETE FOR MEMORIAL. IN FACT… AS A SOPHOMORE… HE WON VALLEY TITLES IN BOTH FOOTBALL AND BASEBALL… AND QUALIFIED FOR THE STATE TRACK MEET IN THE 200 METERS… HE’S GOT WHEELS. COMING UP ON EYEWITNESS NEWS AT

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