Even after a breakout grassroots season with MidPro Academy, Mikequese Taylor continues to be under the radar in terms of his college recruitment. The 6’0” point guard is also off to a quick start for Peoria High School (IL) in his senior season with 14 points per game to have them out to a 2-1 start on the young season. 

Taylor has received interest from programs on all different levels from division one to division three as well as NAIA programs. He called his recruitment kind of slow and that he “still has a lot of work to put in.” While he hasn’t taken any visits yet, he is looking forwarding to taking some during the holiday break next month. 

Taylor is a lighting quick point guard that is a standout on both ends of the floor. He uses his quickness along with his defensive intensity to be an incredibly tough on ball defender. Not only is he a tough attacking point guard getting to the rim that can beat defenders with his quickness as well as playing through contact but is also a skilled and willing passer. 

The senior is looking for a collegiate program that plays up-tempo and “takes pride in defense,” where he can best utilize his strengths on the floor. Taylor could be an impactful addition to the right programs 2023 recruiting class with his abilities on both sides of the ball. He is eyeing towards after his high school season to make his college commitment.