Edmond Sumner Select
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Posted On: 01/10/22 8:16 AM

Kentucky has always had some talent run through the state. Currently players like Reed Sheppard and Kaleb Glenn are ushering a new type of prospect out of the basketball rich state. Which leads to us taking a deep look at a prospect like Taylen Kinney in that Class of 2026.

Name: Taylen Kinney

Height: 5'11

Position: Combo Guard

Grassroots Team: Edmond Sumner Select

City/State: Newport, Kentucky

Possible High School: Newport High School

Graduation Year: Class of 2026

Taylen has a smooth game and a tenacious mentality but he also has the game to back it up. We take sometime toget to know the Kentucky product as he continues to develop his game.

When you take a look back when you started playing basketball, what changed things for you that made you decide to take your game to another level?

I started to see my game elevate and things started to get easier and I started to have fun and I feel in love with the game.

When you hit the floor what would you say your mentality is like?

When I step on the court I am thinking, I am going to kill anyone that is in-front of me.

Whoa

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