Toilet Reading: One of NYC's Top College Basketball Recruits Lives in a Homeless Shelter

Toilet Reading: One of NYC's Top College Basketball Recruits Lives in a Homeless Shelter

Okay, so he's not headed to Duke or North Carolina or even Butler. But Marquis Barnett, who averaged over 7 blocks per game during his senior season, is going to play college ball for someone next year—despite the fact that he's spent most of his time in high school living in homeless shelters and commuting up to six (!) hours a day just to get to school. Even if you don't give a shit about sports, this kid's got one hell of a story. [Read "Enduring Shelters and Long Subway Rides, a Recruit Perseveres" on The New York Times]

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