by Deliza Maye Fernandez

The 21-year-old student of the College of Physical Education and Recreational Sports (COPERS), Kenneth Reyes, led the scoring of the Men’s Basketball Championship, making his team to get the title in the Bulacan State University Intramurals 2012.

The 5’11 Kenneth Reyes was born on January 18, 1991 in Sta. Isabel, Malolos, Bulacan, taking up Bachelor of Physical Education in his first year right after he graduated a two-year course of Computer Technology in Bulacan Polytechnic College.

Nakatapos na ko ng two-year course. Nag-aral ako ulit kasi gusto ko, four-year (course) naman,” said Reyes.

He finished elementary in Sta. Isabel Elementary School and graduated his highschool in Marcelo H. Del Pilar National HighSchool. Currently, He is a varsity of Basketball in BSU with the benefits of full-scholarship and monthly allowance.

With his 24 big points in the championship, the athletic spirit has been noticed in him. He said he was 15 when he learned to play Basketball and got hooked on it. It has been ten years now that he’s playing in different basketball games including his playing for the school.

Walang nag-impluwensiya sa’kin nagustuhan ko lang talaga bigla,” Reyes stated.

He also added that he’s been idolizing James Yap of Philippine Basketball Association or PBA. He admitted that with his love for this sports, he even idolized Rukawa, one of the leading character of the anime’ SlamDunk who is also the reason behind his jersey number 11.

But in spite of his love and passion he gives for the said sport, Reyes doesn’t want to pursue playing in professional league like D-League or PBA.

“Ang sa’kin lang, makatapos ako at magkaroon ng marangal at maayos na trabaho, okay na,” said Reyes.

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