Jason “JR” Bates

Position: Point Guard
Graduation Year: 2026
Height: 4’11”
Hometown: Pickerington, Ohio
Club Team: All Ohio Red        Middle School Team: Pickerington Lakeview

Strengths: Quick and highly skilled PG with high basketball IQ.  Good court vision and passing ability

News & Notes: Has been a standout at our Buckeye Prep Elite Showcases.  Ranked among the top players in the class of 2026 in Ohio.

Players News:

Bates Leads Middle Squad to Playoffs

Jr. Brick League Week 3 Top Performers

Columbus’ Top 25 Players

Top 50 Seventh Graders/Class of 2026

Bates Demonstrates Early Potential