This week’s Mid-West Family Player of the week is Grant Gondrezick II, a junior from Benton Harbor High School.
On top of having a incredible regular season for the Tigers, Grant did what all great players must do and step up when it matters most– the postseason.
In the Regional Semifinal game against Holland Christian, Grant scored 23 points, grabbed 6 rebounds, dished out 3 assists, nabbed 3 steals, and hit 3 3-pointers in the tigers 70-62 win.
He followed that up with a 21 point, 5 rebound, 4 assist, and 2 steal performance in a 76-58 victory of Edwardsburg to secure the Tigers’ Regional Championship.
Though you may not notice it while he’s dominating on the court, but Grant has been working though an enormous amount of mental health hurdles as he has had to overcome the passing of both of his Father and Grandmother within the past 15 months. And with his experience of having to battle and overcome mental health problems, Grant hopes to become a leading advocate for teen athletes who have their own hurdles to overcome.
Off of the court, Grant carries a 3.75 GPA, volunteer’s for his church’s food drive, and likes to study the bible, play NBA 2K and Madden, and watch film on NBA legends.
To listen to Grant’s entire conversation with Jordan Jensen, click below!