Player Spotlight: Mikayla Paschal, FL-2025

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Today we feature Mikayla Paschal, a wing from Florida.

Player Name
Mikayla Paschal

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Player Class
Class of 2025

High School
Largo High School

AAU/Grassroots Club
Tampa Thunder (Dupree)

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What is your all-time favorite basketball memory? Buzzer Beater this Season

When you think about your skillset and play style, what NBA or WNBA player is your game most comparable to? This is a college player, but when I think about my skillset and play style, I take a lot of jump shots off the dribble like Paige Bueckers.

Who has been your biggest role model, and what have you learned from them? Destanni Henderson

Who has been your biggest role model, and what have you learned from them? My dad, to keep going even when stuff gets hard and that your work is never over.

What are your post-high school plans, athletically and academically?
Athletically, I want to go to college and play basketball and then the WNBA. Academically , I want to be a veterinarian or some type of physical trainer for basketball.

When you are not playing basketball, what do you do for fun? Most of the time I draw or Watch different tv shows

If you could meet one person dead or alive, who would it be and why? Destanni Henderson or xxxtentacion, because they both have made impacts on me as a person to be better and as well as how I look at life and sports.

What is your favorite TV show or movie? Tv show, gravity falls. Movie , princess and the frog or lion king.

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If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would it be?
The UK or somewhere outside of the states.

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