KAI SOTTO SETS UP BASKETBALL ACADEMY IN OHIO
Kai Sotto is already set to give back to basketball’s next stars at the young age of 18.
Kai Sotto said his own “Kaiju Academy” to be housed in Hamilton, Ohio by late 2021.
Partnered with Spooky Nook Champion Mill Complex, a 1.3 million square-foot sports facility, Sotto aims to develop the best talents on the basketball court.
The term “Kaiju” in Japanese literally translates to “strange beast” and are a staple in science fiction and fantasy movies, and are generally “Godzillian” in size and character.
“I want young men and young women to get the right experience, development, exposure and mentorships to become their best self both mentally and physically and create an ecosystem of Kaijus that is healthy for all athletes and their families,” he added.
The 7’2″ prospect is currently a member of the NBA G League Team Ignite and is set to undergo a year-long developmental program in order to achieve his goal of playing in the NBA.