JP CALVO is ready to be the lead point guard for the Letran Knights in the coming NCAA season.
In his third season with the Knights, Calvo, who is turning 20 in September, is thrust into a crucial leadership role following the graduation of McJour Luib.
“Tinatanggap ko na maging leader na ako katulad nila Rey (Nambatac),” said Calvo. “Mahirap pero tinatanggap ko kasi nasa level na ako na senior na ako. Para rin sa akin para tumaas ang kumpiyansa ko.”
Last season, Calvo showed the qualities of a team leader as he averaged 9.3 points, 3.1 rebounds, and 2.4 assists for the Knights in 18 games, 11 of which he started.
The Iloilo native said he is going all out to improve his game for the coming season as he looks to lead by example with the Knights.
“Sa practice pa lang, ginagawa ko na maging leader para sa sarili ko at para sa team. Wala nang McJour Luib kaya ako na ‘yung papalit sa kanya. Gusto ko pa iimprove ‘yung shooting ko at ‘yung pagiging leader ko at paano ko pasusunurin mga kasama ko,” said Calvo.