According to North Jersey, Don Bosco Prep swingman Ron Harper Jr. carrying on family tradition of basketball excellence.
Ron Harper Jr. carries his family name proudly, all the way down to his size 18 sneakers. Yes, size 18.
But his game doesn’t just resemble that of his father, five-time NBA champion Ron Harper. It has facets of his mother’s game, too. Maria Harper was an outstanding high school and Division 1 player at the University of New Orleans.
“When I think about it, I try to incorporate both of their games into mine,” said Harper Jr., a junior swingman at Don Bosco Prep. “It makes a nice little mix.”