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J.T. Powell on Appalachia Prep's appeal to the rural/overlooked student-athletes

By Tim Winters, 06/16/20, 7:45PM EDT


J.T. Powell, the Founder & CEO of Appalachia Prep Combine, created his company three years ago to highlight and promote the region's rural/ overlooked student-athletes.

The concept is groundbreaking in recruiting prep athletes and staying true to form, this year's combined event was the first nationally-ranked combine held anywhere in the country in the Covid-19 era.

Union County represented with thirteen players in attendance. I'll be posting more coverage of their results coming soon. In the meantime, I had a chance to catch up with J.T. to discuss the impact and appeal of Appalachia Prep.