Back in August, we wrote an article on 6'2 '19 PG John Michael Wright of the Fayetteville Academy 'Stock on the Rise.' Wright had an impressive summer playing for the Fayetteville Elite travel ball team. In his freshman season, Wright made All Conference averaging 13.6 PPG, 5.2 APG, 6 RPG, and 2.5 SPG. In addition, he was one of the limited freshmen to make the prestigious NC Top 80 camp. He is currently getting interest from Marshall, Presbyterian, Western Carolina, and East Carolina according to his coach Hightower.

Last year, Fayetteville Christian finished with a 15-9 record and John Michael Wright was a huge reason for the resurgence in the Fayetteville Academy basketball program. This season, Fayetteville Academy is off to an impressive 8-1 record and once again, Michael is leading the way. John Michael Wright is in the top five in the conference in scoring, rebounding, assists and steals. According to Max Prep, Fayetteville is ranked 6th in the state for private schools and 37th among all public and private schools combined. This season, John Michael Wright is averaging 13 PPG, 6 ASPG, 5 RPG, and 3 SPG. He is a complete all around player that plays both ends of the court.

John Michael is a quick on quick guard, but is masterful at changing speeds and is constantly creating havoc for the opposing defensive team. We have always been impressed with his tenacious on ball defense, but is excellent in anticipating the passing lanes. He gets plenty of deflections and steals by using his quickness and anticipation. Without question, he is true two-way player.

Off the court, John Michael sports an impressive 3.5 GPA and is involved in the church and local community. He volunteers time and is a model citizen that has a deep faith in God. In our opinion, John Michael Wright is the total package as a player and as a person. He does things the right way and has a commitment to excellence and these qualities show make college coaches salivate at the opportunity to recruit him. Only a sophomore, be sure to put John Michael Wright in your SIM CARD. He's definitely one to watch!