Mike Hood (Profile)

Mike Hood hails from Plainfield, a small town in Illinois. He was a strong student, earning grades that showed he was a true student scholar. When he wasn’t studying, Mike was playing basketball for his hometown team Plainfield Central High School. Mike wanted came to Dark Horse Recruiting hoping to play basketball while still retaining his focus on finding an academically challenging environment in college. Mike eventually received almost a full academic scholarship at the NCAA Division Three program Hope College in Michigan.

Mike was like many of our clients who are focused on their studies first but still hope to play basketball in college. In working with Dark Horse Recruiting he learned how to balance his interests and identify the schools where he could have the opportunity to continue his career as a student-athlete.