Motivation Monday: Five-star PG Immanuel Quickley dishes on what fuels his fire

Motivation Monday: Five-star PG Immanuel Quickley dishes on what fuels his fire

Motivation Monday

Motivation Monday: Five-star PG Immanuel Quickley dishes on what fuels his fire

Five-stat PG Immanuel Quickley's biggest fear is being average. (Photo: adidas)

Five-stat PG Immanuel Quickley’s biggest fear is being average. (Photo: adidas)

It’s the voice in your head that that tells you to push through past seemingly impossible fatigue on the gridiron. It’s the thought that keeps your motor running at a supreme level on the hardwood.

It’s getting your parents that new house, it’s retiring your grandmother, it’s, simply, never wanting to be picked last again.

Motivating factors in sports range from the simple to the simply inconceivable; but they’re all necessary factors in the production of elite talent.

Every Monday we’ll catch up with elite athletes on all levels and get them to dish on the single most powerful motivating factor that’s gotten them to where they are now.

Today we caught up with John Carroll School (Bellaire, Md.) point guard Immanuel Quickley, the No. 1 point guard in the class of 2018 ESPN 60.

The greatest motivating factor that’s gotten me to where I am today is… “The fear of being average. I feel like anyone can be average, but great players separate themselves. The only way to do that is to put the extra work in. That’s what I focus on.”

Here are the fruits of Immanuel Quickley’s motivation.

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