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VBA Co-owner & Head Skills Specialist
Brendon Lavender grew up in Mesa, AZ and attended local basketball powerhouse Mesa Mountain View High School. He played varsity as a sophomore on a multi-talented team that won back-to-back state titles. After his outstanding high school career, he was one of the top prospects on the west coast pulling in numerous division-I scholarship offers. After being recruited by the legendary Lute Olsen, Brendon decided to play basketball for the University Of Arizona Wildcats. During his senior year at U of A, he led the Pac-12 in three-point FG percentage (.516). His FG percentage from behind the arc ranked fourth on U of A's all-time single-season three-point FG percentage list. During his four years, the Wildcats advanced to the Elite 8 and the Sweet 16 . After receiving his Bachelor's degree, Brendon played professional basketball for the White Eagles Stockholm (Sweden) before starting the Ventura Basketball Academy with partner Vaughn Compton.
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9180 E Via De Ventura Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85258
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12701 N Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85254