It takes a lot of guts, courage, and hard work to attain such discipline in the world of sports like basketball. But this guy who was born in the US has more to offer in his home in Taytay, Rizal with the San Beda Red Cubs.
Born Brevin Lyle De Vera Competente on April 7, 2001 in California, USA to Mr. Mark Lloyd Competente and Ms. Barbara Competente, this 5-foot-9 cager who is currently playing for San Beda University Red Cubs and studying as a grade 10 student.
He scored his career high of 35 points in City Hoops basketball tournament. His favorite shots are driving lay-up and perimeter shots. Some of Brevin’s accolades in basketball include Mythical 5 (City Hoops), Champion (City Hoops), Champion (Breakdown basketball), Champion (MMBL), and one of this year’s basketball players for Palarong Pambansa Secondary basketball boys tournament.
Asked how he balances his studies and sports, “I balance my studies and basketball after trainings, I usually read my stuffs then, I also attend classes so that I can catch up with my requirements”, said Brevin. His idol in the NBA is 2-time MVP Stephen Curry while in the PBA, he likes Alex Cabagnot and Terrence Romeo. In the UAAP, he likes DLSU guard ALjun Melecio while in the NCAA, he looks up to Robert Bolick of the San Beda Red Lions.
“I would like to be successful in life, and also to be a professional basketball player someday> I would like to make my parents proud of me”, added Brevin. In pursuing his basketball dreams, he makes sure to take things step by step because he believes that these little steps will make a big impact on things that he has always been working for. He acknowledges that staying humble is also a key to one’s success in life.
- Photo credits to Ethan Reniel Parungao
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