Name: Jaida Gaskins

Age: 15

Sports Played: Basketball

Home State: Minnesota

Jaida is a 15 year old basketball player from Minnesota. She is an ambitious student athlete who has been playing basketball since she was in the third grade. She si a leader on the court, giving 100% and encouraging others to do the same. Jaida hopes to play basketball in college and one day in the WNBA. She applied for an InSports Scholarship to help pay for her tournament fees, uniform, and traveling costs for her AAU basketball team.

” Basketball means everything to me. It keeps me engaged, I love playing it, I love the girls I get to meet and play with. I have gotten some lifelong friends from playing basketball. I want to play in college and hopefully be great enough to play in the WNBA. Basketball has taught me teamwork and how to work hard at whatever I want to do.”

Jaida Gaskins, Basketball Player