Meet Julian Culthberson

Meet Julian Culthberson

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Meet Julian Culthberson


Introducing … Julian Isaiah Culthberson

School: Peekskill High School (N.Y.)

Sport: Basketball

Year: Class of 2016

My dream job, outside of being a professional athlete, would be … To be a basketball Coach.

If you’d see my iPod, you’d find … Basketball photos and videos of my games and some music

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Someday, I’d like to be driving a …

The best part of my hometown is … Opportunities for sports advancement

My dream city to be living in 10 years from now is … City of White Plains

The ultimate compliment is when I get compared with … Ray Allen, Heat

If I could be teammates with one pro athlete in any sport, it’d be … Chris Paul, Clippers

If I could meet anybody, it would be … Chris Paul, Clippers

The websites I couldn’t live without are … You Tube

The greatest meal ever is … Lasagna

Best movie of all-time is … Glory Road

My can’t-miss TV show is … Martin

My favorite pro team is … Los Angeles Clippers

Worst thing about pro sports is … Sustaining an injury

Best uniforms in sports belong to … Seahawks

One thing my coach always says that I’ll never forget … Continue to play defense and you will always remain on the court

I will consider myself a success when I … Buy my mother a house.

If I won the lottery, the first thing I’d buy is … A Car

If I could tell one person thanks, it would be … My Brother, Jamel Culthberson for all his dedication and help toward my goals and who has also been my inspiration and a past Red Devil Basketball player with Peekskill High School. He’s my rock.

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I hope that high school hoopers are paying attention to the decisions some of the college players are making about entering the NBA draft.

It’s so important to have the right circle when making a life-changing decision like this.

Sometimes you’re just not ready, and it’s OK.

An NBA GM told me a long time ago, “It’s not about getting to the NBA it’s about staying there.”

Some of these guys are in for a rude awakening.


“Always take the good out of a bad situation it’s just going make you a stronger person.” – St. John Bosco (Bellflower, Calif.) guard Tyler Dorsey

– Jason Jordan


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