Kentlake High School’s Jalen Taylor, basketball, was selected as the Covington Maple Valley Reporter’s Male Athlete of the Week for Nov. 23.
Q: What is your favorite subject in school?
Q: What other activities do you participate in?
A: Playing video games with my game clan M.E.J.J.Z.
Q: Person who has helped you succeed the most?
A: I would say my mother because she always makes me strive to be the best I can.
Q: Do you have a pre- or post-game tradition? What is it?
A: My pre-game ritual is praying with my family and friends.
Q: Song you currently can’t get enough of?
A: “Nobody,” by Keith Sweat
From the Sideline
“Jalen Taylor deserves athlete of the week because of his commitment to excellence on and off the court. He is respectful to others and gives his best effort on the court and in the classroom.”