“I still weighed 165 pounds,” Nelson said. “I had a few schools interested, but nothing really.”
“It was basketball and lifting for a whole year. When I left [Impact], I was 180, maybe 185 [pounds],” Nelson said. “You need muscle, especially at the Division I level. I credit Impact for preparing me physically.”
As a 5'7" high schooler from Denver, Connor Nelson had aspirations to play Division 1 basketball however unlikely it may be. With the help of IMPACT Academy, Connor's dream became a reality and much more. Read here for more on Connor's improbable journey from underdog to breakout Division 1 star.