Tell us what specific thing you need funding for initially:
I need funding for a Basketball tour in Australia in January 2016 for the NZ U18 Development team. The cost is $3400 for both travel and accommodation costs.
The trial for the Las Vegas NZBA 2016 trip are coming up which I have been invited to attend again. The estimated costs of this trip is around $4000.
I am the youngest in my family and am being raised by a single mother as we lost our dad in 09. My mother works full-time while trying to tend to both my and my siblings school and extracurricular activities. It has pressure on her now that I have been selected for the NZ U18 Development team
My Sporting goal is to receive a scholarship to the United states to play basketball and make it to the big time league, NBA. My ultimate goal in schools is UCLA.
HIGHEST LEVEL COMPETITION
I competed in the JAM ON IT AAU and Jam on it Classic tournaments in Las Vegas 2015 with the U15 NZBA team. We came third in the first tournament. We won the following tournament.
I competed in the U17 Nationals for two years since I was 14. Last year we finished fourth, this year we did not finish in top 8.
I competed in the SAS Secondary Schools National Tournament this year with the Senior A team. Our team did not do as well as we hoped, however it was the first time in a couple of years we had made nationals.
TEAM OR CLUB
I belong to the Wellington College Senior A team, I am part of the New Zealand Basketball Academy organization and also the Wellington Rep 17 and the NZ U18 Development Team.
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