Jackson Crawford, a basketball student-athlete from Read Mountain Middle School has been selected by STUDENTathleteWorld to represent the United States in the 2019 14u United World Games, an International Sporting Competition to be held in Klagenfurt, Austria on June 17-26.
Student-athletes are chosen for the team based on a combination of their athletic ability as well as their academics, leadership ability, and character. The trip includes not only the international sport competition but also sightseeing and opportunities for personal growth and leadership development through international travel.
Jackson is a current eighth grader at Read Mountain Middle School but plays for the Junior Varsity program at Lord Botetourt High School. He maintains straight A’s in his academics which involve advanced studies. Jackson has been traveling year round on the AAU basketball circuit out of Richmond since age 10.