High-SchoolPlayer-of-the-Year: Friends Central School

Return of the POY: Pennsylvania's Amile Jefferson

January, 31, 2012
Return of the POY, Amile Jefferson, Pennsylvania, Friends Central School
Kelly Kline/ESPNHSAmile Jefferson is the returning Pennsylvania Boys Basketball Player of the Year.
The 2011-12 Gatorade State Boys Basketball Players of the Year selection process is underway, and what better way to kick off coverage than with profiles of returning underclassmen winners? Repeating is no guarantee, but here's a snapshot of what this year’s challengers can shoot for.

Name: Amile Jefferson
School: Friends Central School (Wynnewood, Pa.)

Grade: Senior
Position: Power forward

Height: 6-foot-7
Weight: 190 pounds

Notes: 2010-11 Gatorade Pennsylvania Boys Basketball Player of the Year. No. 17 ranked recruit in Class of 2012 as rated by ESPNU. 2009-10 and 2010-11 First Team All-Friends League selection. 2009-10 and 2010-11 First Team All-Main Line Times selection. 2010 state tournament Most Valuable Player. Competed at 2010 adidas Nations Global Experience.

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