Teddy Rao – Athlete Biography

    Teddy Rao is a freshman and on JM’s basketball team.

    As a player for three years, Rao is a strong and valued player with a vast knowledge of playing the game. He always gives it his all and strives to be the best player he can be for his team.

    “The most fun I’ve had in a game was my first game at JM.”

    Since Rao is on the small side when compared to his teammates, his eight injuries shouldn’t come as a surprise;  but being smaller has given him some advantages. One of his main plays takes use of his small stance, where he can cut between the other team’s larger players with ease.

    When asked about how prevent injuries, Rao commented, “Don’t play like an idiot”.

    Rao has been injured eight times over the three year course of playing basketball, and works hard to not keep safe in the game so he can continue playing.

    “The best part of playing,” ays Rao, “is being with your friends and the bonds you make.”

    Since Rao is shorter in comparison to his teammates, his  injuries shouldn’t come as a surprise;  but being smaller has given him some advantages. One of his main plays takes use of his small stance, where he can cut between the other team’s larger players with ease.