Pinson, Jackson and Berry only knew of each other in passing as recruits. Jackson was from Houston, Berry from Florida, and Pinson from North Carolina. There was one thing all three had in common, and it bonded them immediately. All three were winners at every level they ever played.
Berry won two state titles at Lake Highland Preparatory School in Orlando, and became the first player to ever be named Florida’s Mr. Basketball three times. Pinson led Wesleyan Christian Academy in High Point, N.C. to two state titles. Jackson won a national championship in 2012 playing for Homeschool Christian Youth Association.
“We’ve all been winners our whole lives,” Pinson said. “That’s the reason I came here. I wanted to compete for national championships. All the numbers and stuff is fine, but when you’re winning everything else gets taken care of.”
The three got closer when they were each named McDonald’s All-Americans in the spring of 2014. Of the 24 players that were in Chicago that weekend, 16 of them bounced from college after their first or second year. That includes NBA stars like Karl-Anthony Towns, Myles Turner, and Devin Booker, and also players like Cliff Alexander, Kevon Looney, and Rashad Vaughn who haven’t made much of an impact in the pros yet.
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