Your Daily Local and D9and10Sports are highlighting returning high school student-athletes this summer. The year in school listed next to the athlete’s name is the year the athlete is entering this fall. Player profiles for the week of Aug. 14 are powered by Generational Wealth Management, Adam Jack, ChFC.
KYLER BLACK – JUNIOR – EISENHOWER
Sports Played: Basketball, 1 letter
Parents Names: Natalie Black and Kris Black
Siblings: Cael Black (18), Camdyn Black (11)
Social Media Handles: Instagram – showtimekyyyy ; TikTok – showtimekyyyy
2021-22 Highlights: Qualified for playoffs (7.4 ppg., 2.5 apg., 5.8 rpg.). Undefeated at home in region play.
College Athletics plan if applicable: I would like to continue playing basketball at any collegiate level.
Q: What was the first sport you played? Why did you play it? Did you like it?
A: Football was my first sport. I played because I wanted to be like my brother and dad who had played. I enjoyed my time through my eighth grade year.
Q: What is the most important factor in you being successful in high school athletics?
A: Having a routine and staying true to it and yourself. Trust the work you’ve put in over the years.
Q: What is your favorite non-sports “go-to” activity?
A: I like to play with my dog (Champion) and play video games when not busy.
Q: You could meet one sports figure, living or dead (1) who would it be and (2) what is the first thing you would ask them?
A: Zion Williamson. I’d ask how do you deal with bouncing back from losses.
Q: What is your favorite sport and if you could change one thing about your favorite sport, what would it be?
A: Basketball. I would change that Pennsylvania had a shot clock.
Q: If you could eat any food in the world right now, what would it be?
A: Sweet and sour chicken with rice.
Q: What is your ideal vacation spot?
Q: Is there anything you wish we would have asked you? If so, what is the question/answer?
A: What are your goals for your team this season. A – Win the region