73 Florida Players Nominated for 2022 McDonald’s All American Games in Chicago

McDonald’s All American The McDonald’s All American Games is the premiere high school basketball showcase featuring the nation’s best 24 girls and 24 boys from across the country. This year, the Games will celebrate 45-years of elevating the best high school basketball players into the next generation of greats. The nominees have been announced, with many young stars hailing from Central Florida.




The McDonald’s All American Games is where hype becomes legacy, and is the next step in the journey from being a local standout, to five-star recruit, and ultimately to becoming a household name. This year, a new generation is set to leave it all on the court as more than 760 girls and boys high school basketball players from across the country have been nominated for the chance to play in the 45th anniversary McDonald’s All American Games – including 40 players from Central Florida – representing 21 girls players and 18 boys players. The annual event will return this March to showcase the nation’s rising stars who will go head-to-head at Chicago’s Wintrust Arena.

Players were nominated by a high school coach, athletic director, principal or member of the McDonald’s All American Games Selection Committee, which is comprised of the nation’s most knowledgeable analysts, prep scouts, media and prestigious basketball coaches. The local players nominated for the chance to play in the 2022 McDonald’s All American Games are:

  • Joline Raposo, Bloomingdale High School, Valrico
  • Jaela Davis, Brooks DeBartolo Collegiate High School, Tampa
  • Marissa Brown, Choctawhatchee High School, Fort Walton Beach
  • Amiya Evans, DME Academy, Daytona Beach
  • Sydney Shaw, DME Academy, Daytona Beach
  • Kalea Rainey, Dr. Phillips High School, Orlando
  • Jania Jones, Fivay High School, Hudson
  • Gabrielle Anderson, IMG Academy, Bradenton
  • Grace VanSlooten, IMG Academy, Bradenton
  • Kailyn Gilbert, IMG Academy, Bradenton
  • T’yanna Todd, IMG Academy, Bradenton
  • Nyla Harris, Lake Highland Preparatory School, Orlando
  • Stefanie Ingram, Lake Highland Preparatory School, Orlando
  • Halei Murrell, Lennard High School, Ruskin
  • Hailee Brennen, Mainland High School, Daytona Beach
  • Janiah Barker, Montverde Academy, Montverde
  • Jordana Codio, Montverde Academy, Montverde
  • Fatima Diakhate, Montverde Academy, Montverde
  • Fernanda Ovalle, Montverde Academy, Montverde
  • Madison Collins, Sarasota Christian School, Sarasota
  • Savannah Henderson, Timber Creek High School, Orlando
  • Kayla Smith, Winter Haven High School, Winter Haven
  • Denzel Aberdeen, Dr. Phillips High School, Orlando
  • Riley Kugel, Dr. Phillips High School, Orlando
  • Ernest Udeh Jr, Dr. Phillips High School, Orlando
  • Noah Batchelor, IMG Academy, Bradenton
  • Jaden Bradley, IMG Academy, Bradenton
  • Eric Dailey Jr., IMG Academy, Bradenton
  • Keyonte George, IMG Academy, Bradenton
  • Jett Howard, IMG Academy, Bradenton
  • Jarace Walker, IMG Academy, Bradenton
  • Brice Sensabaugh, Lake Highland Preparatory School, Orlando
  • Skyy Clark, Montverde Academy, Montverde
  • Jalen Hood-Schifino, Montverde Academy, Montverde
  • Vincent Iwuchukqu, Montverde Academy, Montverde
  • Dillon Mitchell, Montverde Academy, Montverde
  • Malik Reneau, Montverde Academy, Montverde
  • Dariq Whitehead, Montverde Academy, Montverde
  • Ven-Allen Lubin, Orlando Christian Prep, Orlando
  • Anthony Brown, Orlando Christian Prep, Orlando

The new class of nominees joins a legendary group of athletes who, over four decades, have been nominated for a chance to play in the nation’s premiere showcase – including Michael Jordan, Candace Parker, LeBron James, Maya Moore, Trae Young, Breanna Stewart, and many more of your favorite hoopers.

A complete list of 2022 McDonald’s All American Games nominees is also available.

The top 24 girls and 24 boys selected to play in the 2022 McDonald’s All American Games will be revealed Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022 on ESPN’s “NBA Today” between 3-4 p.m. ET.

Fans can then tune in to the McDonald’s All American Girls Game on Tuesday, March 29 at 6:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2 and the Boys Game immediately following on ESPN at 9 p.m. ET.

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