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Posted On: 10/11/21 3:43 PM

When it comes to finding talent we search beyond the ocean this future prospect as we travel virtually to Hawaii to get to know JJ Mandaquit a little better. Born in Hilo., HI, he currently resides in Honolulu. JJ has picked up some offers already from local Chaminade University in Hawaii and recently Portland State University.

City: Honolulu, HI

Club Team: Sons of Hawaiiy & Rose CitY Rebels

High School: 'Iolani High School

Graduating Class: 2025

Height: 6'1 PG

Position: Point Guard

Photo: Rose City Rebels


Here is our recent interview with Hawaii native JJ Mantaquit.

How did you get into basketball?

My dad. He use to coach at Hilo High School when I was younger and he also played in Men's leagues when I was growing up, so I was always in the gym. I have spent my whole life in the gym.

Do you have any favorite teams?

I wouldn't say that I have a favorite team but I do like watching the Raptors and the Warriors.

Who are some players that you try to pattern your game after?

I like to pattern my game after

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