Franklin is most excited about having such a natural leader calling signals for his offense.
“He's vocal, but he leads by example also,” Franklin said. “He's not one that'll bark and want everybody to jump on board, but won't do it himself. It makes it a whole lot easier for guys to follow when they know he's gonna be right there with them.”
Batson is spending part of his summer organizing workouts with his Millwood teammates with hopes of helping the Falcons get back to playing for state titles. But he has a real job, too. Batson works in a mentor program at the OU Health Sciences Center, a program he previously attended as a young boy.
“They knew I was good at math and science, so they asked me if I wanted to work there,” Batson said. “So I help the kids with math and science as a mentor. They're not troubled kids, but as you work with them, you learn different things they're going through that you went through as a child. So you can give them advice and help them.
“I really want to give back to the community, especially after college. That's something that's really important to me, to help kids.”
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No. 14: Cameron Batson
Weight: 165 pounds
Committed to: Texas Tech