Arizona Native Jaime Lara Commits to Beaver

Arizona Native Jaime Lara Commits to Beaver

The Penn State Beaver basketball program is proud to announce that Jaime Lara of Bioscience High School (Phoenix, Arizona) has committed to furthering both his academic and basketball career at Penn State Beaver. 

Lara, a 6" Wing, comes to Beaver this year looking to play a key role in Beaver's offense this upcoming season. Lara, a Champion Award winner in high school, averaged 9.4 points and 3.8 assists per game during his high school career. When asked about his favorite basketball memory in his playing career, Lara recalled beating an up the street rival with a buzzer beater. 

Off the court, Jaime enjoys playing video games and playing various other sports. When asked what he is looking forward to most during his time at Penn State Beaver, Lara responded, "having a successful season and graduating with a high GPA."