Drew Central Junior Pirate, current eighth grader, Ja’Corrian Love had the opportunity to participate in the Chris Paul CP3 National Middle School Combine.
To be a part of the combine, the participants are by invitation only.
All the events are exclusive selection opportunities for students that are a part of the class of 2026.
Love, a current member of the Drew Central Junior Pirate basketball team, as well as a member of the Drew Central Junior Pirate football team, and has been awarded the Special Teams MVP in football, the Pirate Pride award in basketball, All-District in Junior High Track and Field, and was also the junior Boys High Point award winner in track.
Love is also a member of the Spartans Blue program that helps to build young men not only in sports but also off the court.
Love travelled to Mount Laurel, New Jersey to participate in the CP3 Combine on May 13 through May 15 to participate in the national event that saw players and coaches from across the country.
During his time at the combine, Love would be scoring in the top 40 at the camp, making the All-Star team.
The combine is associated with NBA Superstar Chris Paul, who currently plays for the Phoenix Suns and has been a part of the NBA since 2005 when he was drafted to the New Orleans Hornets. Paul is a 12-time NBA All-Star and was the All-Star Game MVP in 2013.
The combine helps to promote young talent early in their careers, helping to put the young men on the radar of college coaches across the nation at all levels.
Love will return to the Junior Pirates next season. The 2021-22 Junior Pirates are coming off a very successful season, having captured the Conference Championship.
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