Rendon, a 5-10 junior at Cosby High School, has verbally committed to Duke for the 2012 season and maintains a B+ average in the classroom while volunteering at a local nursing home.
Photo courtesy of Gatorade
Rendon was surprised with the award while he was sitting in his art class. He was minding his own business when Alecko Eskandarian – a former Gatorade POY himself – popped into the classroom to present the award.
Luis is now nominated for the Gatorade Male Athlete of the Year Award, which is presented at the ESPY Awards.