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Michigan State Reps

Michigan State Reps attend official State Qualifier tournaments to award Golden Ticket invites to the top two finishing teams at each grade and to answer any questions from coaches and families.  Please say "hello" when you see them!

Arthur Johnson
Arthur has an Associate's Degree from WCCCD and is from Detroit, MI. He moved to Romulus when he was 10 years old. He was a football player growing up, but has always had a lot of love for basketball. He is a basketball fanatic. Outside of being a State Rep, he works for LaserShip and plans to start his own clothing brand soon. His favorite things to do are hanging with friends and family and eating good food. 

Ronald Jackson
Ronald grew up in Detroit and currently lives in Ypsilanti. He is a full time student at Eastern Michigan University where he is studying Marketing. He has played basketball all of his life and it is his favorite sport. Outside of being a State Rep, Ronald likes to play video games, hang with friends and family and also playing basketball in his free time. 

Don Hall
Don is a native of Michigan and grew up playing basketball in the city of Detroit. He played all over Michigan against some of the toughest competition. He tried out for the Davenport University basketball team and not only made the team, but was also a starter. After playing, he graduated with a degree in Criminal Justice and wanted to get into coaching. He became both a high school and AAU basketball coach and he is now a certified coach instructor on He is currently the owner of a janitorial cleaning service and is also pursuing another degree in psychology. 

Kevin Moore
Kevin was born and raised in Detroit. He graduated from Wayne State University in 2017 with a degree in Journalism where he also played baseball. He has been around sports his entire life. Growing up, Kevin was heavily involved in sports, especially basketball and baseball. He played basketball up until his sophomore year of high school. The past few years Kevin has been involved with different youth organizations like the YMCA and Detroit PAL, helping assist with the basketball leagues and run programs for youth. He has also been a referee for different basketball leagues as well. Outside of his role as a State Rep, Kevin is an assistant coach for a travel baseball team and works for an EV company called Rivian. He enjoys working out, coaching and hanging with family and friends. 

Christopher Richardson
Christopher was born and raised in Detroit and has always had a love for basketball, playing as a kid until high school. He graduated from Grand Valley State University with a Sports Management degree. After graduating, he worked for youth sport organizations and college universities athletic departments. Now, he is a real estate agent and enjoys working out, traveling and spending time with family and friends.

Duane Vanlanham 
Duane grew up in Saginaw, MI and played just about every sport that was offered. He played organized basketball until 6th grade and has always been a fan. As a rep for SBC, he wants to help kids get exposure. Outside of being a rep, he is also a tradesman in the HVAC industry. Duane has a wife and three boys that he loves and support daily. He also coaches his sons football, basketball and baseball teams and in his free time he likes to listen to music, cook, and play fantasy football and basketball.

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