Jaron Hopkins, 6-foot-4 Mesa (Ariz.) Dobson 2013: Hopkins is as smooth a penetrating combo guard as you will find on the AAU circuit, and he looked better than any prospect on the floor in the morning session, although his Compton Magic squad fell to Ohio Basketball Club. Hopkins isn’t looking to shoot jumpers on the offensive end, he wants to get to the painted area and score it.
Rivals.com, Corey Albertson July 12, 2012
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currently holds offers from 11 Division 1 basketball programs, and the number will continue to grow. The 6’4 G/F played his junior season at Arizona’s Basha High and, along with former Basha teammate Torren Jones
, will take his senior season play over to Dobson High (Chandler Az.). There are rumors Hopkins and Jones have some interest in hoop powerhouse Westwind Prep, but currently talk of further transfer remains speculative. At 6’4 185lbs Hopkins brings significant versatility in manning the 1-3. Always on the verge of creating his next highlight, Hopkins is equal parts lethal scorer and selfless distributor. As he and Jones join Arizona State commit Kodi Justice
the trio quickly establish Dobson as the prohibitive favorite for the ’12-’13 Arizona Division 1 state championship. (more…)