How young is too young to start recruiting for sports?
Some still in eighth grade are receiving scholarships to Division I programs, increasing the pressure on children to be better and more competitive at a younger age.
To start getting noticed, elementary school students command attention by playing in regional Amateur Athletic Union-style tournaments, Prep Rally reports.
Fourth grade point guard prodigy Mike Miles is one youngster who gained recognition from BallIsLife, a highlight website that collects basketball clips from across the nation.
Miles, who goes by the nickname “Mike Mike,” plays for a Texas Titans fourth grade squad that recently won a tournament title in Atlanta.
While it is uncertain if Miles will become a genuine prep or collegiate superstar, he’s got some some serious fourth-grade skill.