By Kendric Gathers, Sports Writer

Junior Charles smith is a good person on and off of the court and always is looking forward to getting better at what he does. He is a rising Senior and has a few colleges looking for big things out of him his Senior year. He is currently putting in work in the off season to be properly prepared for this upcoming season.

“I am looking forward to a huge breakout season this upcoming season,” Smith said. “I won’t let the next person outwork me; I will be successful.”

Junior Marcus Stroman said Smith is not only a returning starter but also a veteran on the court. Smith is a leader on and off the court as he takes care of his business in the classroom also.

“He is a dedicated fanatic when it comes to basketball and will do anything to get to that next level,” Stroman said.

Junior Charles Smith is looking forwad to his Senior year on the basketball court and in the classroom. Photo by Derrinique Simmons, Staff Photographer.

Senior Leontre Johnson said Smith is one of the best teammates anyone could ask for and hopes he does great in the future.

“Smith not only does a great job of managing but also staying on top of his books,” Johnson said.

Sophomore Makale Tolliver said Smith is a very great influence on the younger guys on the squad, and he’s always there when needed for encouragement.

“Smith is blessed, and I know will do great things when he moves up to that next level,” Tolliver said.