MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Tartan guard Jordan Horn is one of those players that’s just fun to watch.
That’s because he works hard, but he’s also had an affinity for the game of basketball for as long as he can remember.READ MORE: St. Paul School Board Votes To Close 6 Schools Amid Declining Enrollment, Sustainability Concerns
“I was on the varsity roster my 8th grade year,” he said. “Ever since I was, like, a year and a half, I always had a basketball in my hand.”
He is the product of veteran coach Mark Klingsporn, who noticed Horn in elementary school as a fill-in coach for the 5th grade traveling team.READ MORE: Minneapolis Sees 90th, 91st Homicides Of 2021 After Violent Night
“He was just a basket-maker,” Klingsporn said.
He already has one Division I scholarship from South Dakota, with more coming in every day.
“It means a lot,” Horn said. “Just to have a college scholarship on the table at this age, it means a lot. Your college is paid for, and it’s one less thing you have to worry about.”MORE NEWS: Wizards Beat Wolves 115-107; Towns Hurts Himself Dunking
Among the other teams interested are North Dakota State and Northern Iowa.