December 13, 2018, published on BleacherReport.com
Jalen Green can’t go to Fashion Fair Mall here in Fresno, California, without fans spotting him.
“Is that Jalen Green?!” they scream.
He smiles and nods shyly as they rush to his side, looking like ants next to his gangly 6’6″-and-still-growing frame.
“Can we get a picture, Jalen?!”
Kids at his school, San Joaquin Memorial, take pictures of him even when he’s not looking, thinking he doesn’t see them. But he does. He’s keenly aware of the eyes that are always on him, the arms that are always reaching for him.
After a game against nearby Madera High last season, there were so many people grabbing at Green, trying to take photos with him, that school authorities had to escort him out the back door. (READ FULL STORY HERE).