Motivation Monday: Five-star wing Michael Porter Jr. on what fuels his grind

Motivation Monday: Five-star wing Michael Porter Jr. on what fuels his grind

Motivation Monday

Motivation Monday: Five-star wing Michael Porter Jr. on what fuels his grind

Michael Porter Jr. dishes on his motivation. (Photo: USA Basketball)

Michael Porter Jr. dishes on his motivation. (Photo: USA Basketball)

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 Nathan Hale (Seattle, Wash.) wing Michael Porter Jr., the No. 2 overall player in the ESPN 100.

The greatest motivating factor that’s gotten me to where I am today is… “Realizing that all of my talents came from God and trying to glorify Him with everything that He’s given me. I’m not doing it for my parents, myself or anything else. I’m doing it for God 100 percent. That’s what motivates me.”

Here are the fruits of Michael Porter Jr.’s motivation.

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