There were nearly 1.3 million homeless children and teens enrolled in elementary, middle and high schools during the 2012-13 school year, according the U.S. Department of Education, which is a startling increase of 58 percent over the last six years!!!
But what happens when one of more than 100,000 students on U.S. youth, public school and college teams who have no stable place to live happens to be a gifted athlete, hiding secrets from friends, coaches and others while trying to maintain good grades and carry on a normal life - while also working to get noticed by college recruiters???
This week, SI interviews BALTIMORE, MD-native ISAIAH LAMB, who is a DIVISON-1 basketball prospect, is HOMELESS, and one of several youngsters profiled for the cover story YOUNG, GIFTED, And HOMELESS.