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The University of Texas has invested in some amazing talent early as they have unofficially recruited a middle school basketball player!

The school extended an unofficial offer Deja Kelly, 13, on October 18; this means that she’ll get to continue a family tradition as her own father played guard for the Longhorns from 1999 to 2001.

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“It was my dream school because my dad went there,” Deja told the “San Antonio Express-News” recently. “I’ve been putting in the work.”

Even though Deja will be attending his alma mater, her father would have liked for her to hold off on a making a decision so soon, reports. He should be able to rest easy knowing that Deja can still change her mind since her offer is non-binding, and she can’t actually sign an offer letter until she’s ready to enter college in 2019.


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