New Jersey Basketball: 30 Sophomores to Watch This Season

As we look ahead to the upcoming basketball season, it's exciting to see the emerging talent among New Jersey's sophomores. This year, we've identified 30 sophomores who are showing tremendous potential on the court. These young players, still early in their high school careers, have already begun to demonstrate impressive skill. Keep an eye out for this class as they continue to grow and shape the landscape of New Jersey basketball.

  1. A'zon Young, Audubon
  2. Aiden Derkack, Colonia
  3. AJ Williams, Bergen Catholic
  4. Alex Daniel, Wildwood
  5. Chidi Nwigwe, St. Benedicts
  6. Deron Rippey Jr., Blair
  7. Donnie Gregory, Pingry
  8. Dorsett Mulcahy, Gill St. Bernard’s
  9. Isaac Shrager, Old Tappan
  10. Isaiah Gore, Trenton Catholic
  11. Jack Jordan, Delran
  12. Jacob Edgecomb, Pt. Pleasant Beach
  13. Jaden Mason, Paterson Kennedy
  14. Jalen Maldonado, Roselle Catholic
  15. Jamiko Smith, Hackensack
  16. Jarren Barnett, Immaculate Conception
  17. Jayden Hodge, St. Rose
  18. Jayvon Rampersant, Hudson Catholic
  19. Jekhi Burnam, Linden
  20. Justin Bethea, Paterson Eastside
  21. Kareem Anthony Jr., Elizabeth
  22. Keiner Asprilla, Don Bosco
  23. Kole Grandison, Immaculate Conception
  24. Mason Santiago, St. Peter’s Prep
  25. Miach Pierce, Paterson Kennedy
  26. Mickell Taylor Jr., Teaneck
  27. Richie Rosa, St. Peter’s Prep
  28. Ty Barlow, Weequahic
  29. Tyler Hammond, Trenton Catholic
  30. Tyshaun Boyd, Newark Tech