Kapa’a High School left tackle Sean Shigematsu commits to the Warriors!

Committing to the Warriors, LT Sean Michael Shigematsu (6’5″, 230 pounds) said:
“I always wanted to be a Warrior. I’m a fan of the Warriors.” (HA)

HA Note: “He is one of the few Kaua’i residents to earn a UH football scholarship.”

About how Shigematsu understands the opportunity he has, his mentor Steve Kaui said:
“He appreciates what an opportunity this is. He realizes there are other worthy young men who are waiting for an opportunity such as the one he’s being offered. He feels the joy that was given to him, and he wants to make the best of it. I think it’s a great day for him and his family.” (HA)

HA Note: “His father, Delroy Shigematsu, was a multi-sport athlete at Kapa’a known for his vertical jump and vertical haircut.”

About his father Delroy Shigematsu, Sean said:
“His hair is shaved now. He lettered for four years at UNLV.” (HA)

HA Note: “But his passion is football. Last week, he attended the All Poly Camp at Kapi’olani Park. He impressed coaches with his footwork and strength. Shigematsu received interest from Wyoming, Utah State and Portland State.”

About accepting UH’s offer, Shigematsu said:
“They have a great program. I really like the coaches.” (HA)

Praising Shigematsu, Kaui said:
“He’s going to do well. He’s a very well-mannered kid, very quite. He sees the importance of his education, and the opportunity to fulfill a personal dream, and really make a difference for himself and his family.” (HA)

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