It’s only 2 games into the middle school season, but so far, Chris Livingston (5’8/WF/2022/Akron) is already one of the standouts for his 2-0 Akron based Emmanuel Christian Academy team. Although he’s only a 6th grader, Livingston is running the point against 7th and 8th graders, and currently packs a hefty scoring average of 23 points, after dropping 22 and 24 points in his first 2 games. We know he’s a great basketball player, but Livingston it also getting it done in the classroom as evidenced by his 3.9 GPA and his consistent spot on his school’s Honor Roll.
Livingston has experience playing up and excelling against older kids, as he held a prominent role with the 2021 Bedford Raiders last summer. When the 2016 travel season tips off in a few months, Livingston will be taking his talents to the Tennessee based We All Can Go program. That will come as bad news to the many Ohio based teams were hoping to receive his services. Livingston really burst onto the national scene last spring with standout performances at the Buckeye Prep Elite Showcase and other elite events. A gifted and fluid athlete, with good length, skill and an elite motor, Livingston projects well going forward with continued work and development. Expect to read a lot more about Livingston’s development on this website, as we pan to follow his progress over the next several years.