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Trey Pearson takes home USA Basketball Gold Camp MVP.

Trey Pearson scouting notes - High basketball IQ , lockdown defender on defense, can get a bucket from anywhere.

Trey Pearson is not an ordinary 14-year-old. More importantly, he has all the tools on and off the court to become a basketball legend in his own right. Pearson recently took home MVP honors at one of the most prestigious basketball camps in the United States.

"It was great to compete with people from different places," said Pearson. The Pope John Paul class of 2026 underclassman has his eyes set on an offer from North Carolina.

In fact, he began his basketball career at 4 years old. Even as a 14-year-old Pearson has his eyes on one day becoming an aircraft pilot. As for right now, he wants to make an impact as a freshman.

As an energetic 8th grader, Pearson saw significant minutes, in big-time games for the Pope John Paul II high school varsity team. He produced 50 points in 23 games as an 8th grader.

An undeniable talent Pearson averaged 16 ppg with the JV team. Altogether, the 2026 combo guard has his mind on being the best teammate on the best team in Class 2A Division II.

Trained by his father Preston Pearson III "aka" Trey Pearson who scored 18 points vs a legendary North Carolina team in the NCAA tournament that featured college basketball legend Tyler Hansborough. Undeniably the apple doesn't fall far from the tree.

Pearson is staying humble and embracing the recruitment process. " Don't focus on the hype, work in silence," said Pearson. Photo Credit - Gavin Richardson