Youngest College Basketball Recruit? Why University of Miami is Recruiting a 9 Year Old

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How young is too young for college basketball recruitment? Would you believe a talented 9-year-old is being recruited by the University of Miami already?

Check out Jaden Newman's amazing basketball skills in action – she's currently a point guard on the varsity team at Downey Christian School and has already attracted plenty of attention.

Jaden's father and coach of her basketball team told Today.com, "It did surprise me a little bit...When I first got the call [from Miami assistant coach Derrick Gibbs], I thought it was for my son. I understand why, though, because she has an amazing skill set at 9 years old, and her potential is through the roof."

Of course, that doesn't mean she's heading to college just yet but University of Miami definitely seems to be getting their foot in the door in hopes she'll join them when she's ready for college.

Jaden's dream school, however, is University of Connecticut, so it'll be interesting to see if they come calling as well.

University Of Miami Trying To Recruit 9-Year-Old

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