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Igor Torres   |   #10   |   PG

Height: 5-10

Hometown: Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Previous School: Layton Christian Academy (UT)

Eligibility: So.

Major: Exercise Science

Basketball (M): Igor Torres

Son of Flaviano and Jeanne D'arc; brother of Gabriela (Bibi) and Mariana.

HS/College Accomplishments and Awards (Athletic and Academic):
Honors student, varsity baskeball team and varsity track team.

Service to community (service projects, mission trips, ministries involved in, etc.):
voluntary at the boys and girls club.

Favorite athlete:
Don't have only one favorite, Steve Nash and Chris Paul probably my favorites, and from my home country Raul Neto and Christiano Felicio.

Favorite team:
Cruzeiro (Brazilian soccer), Los Angeles Clippers, and Utah Jazz.

Hobbies:
Playing video games, working out, watching movies.

Favorite Bible verse:
Mathew 17:20

Most influential person in your life? Why?
My parents for all they have ever done for me, all the sacrifices they've done for me and my sister to being able to become what we are, and all the life lessons and teachings like hard work. My sisters have helped me to become who I am. They taught me a lot. My coaches taught me about team work and hard work in the court and also how to apply that to real life situations.

Why did you choose YCC?
I chose YCC because of the good impression. Coach Epps talked to me about the school when I came on my visit. It's a small school with a new, promissing basketball program.

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