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CC Jeffers of Houston, Texas wins IMG Academy Lacrosse Gatorade G-Award Week of August 5th

Zachary Dash
CC Jeffers of Houston, TX wins IMG Academy Lacrosse Gatorade G-Award Week of August 5th

Every week of camp, IMG Academy selects the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gatorade. The honoree is bestowed the G-Award in recognition of the athlete who displays Heart, Hustle and Soul, and exhibits a true desire to reach their true athletic potential.  

The IMG Academy Lacrosse winner of the Gatorade G-Award for the week of August 2nd is 12-year-old CC Jeffers from Houston, Texas.

How long have you been playing lacrosse for?

I have been playing on a team since I was in third grade, I am 12 now.

Who are your coaches?

Coach Patrick Haley.

What are your favorite things about IMG Academy and why?

I like how its big and really nice. I like my schedule.

Do you have any pre-game rituals that help you prepare for a big game?

I usually listen to music, hit the wall, and pray.

What professional athlete inspires you the most?

Steeel Stanwick because he’s just a really good lacrosse player.

What is your favorite thing to do after you win a game?

Sometimes I go out to dinner with my teammates.

What motivates you to push through a tough practice?

I just think that once it’s all over, it will pay off.