Sunday, November 28, 2010

Travis Farris makes America's newspaper

To Create a Star, Add Hip-Hop to Hoops and Post to YouTube
Sam Laird
November 27, 2010

The Super 100, a basketball camp last month at El Cerrito High School, brought together dozens of budding local prep stars. As the event began, a row of sneaker-clad counselors addressed the players, who were seated in rows on the gym floor.
The Bay Citizen

One man looked out of place. Dressed in a white T-shirt, baggy jeans and black Chuck Taylors, he held a small video camera. His face was framed by a crew cut, a patch of chin hair and large studs in each ear.

“Travis Farris,” he said, introducing himself to the players. “ ‘Yay Area’s Finest’ is here today, so if you do something good ... ”

The players nodded in recognition. They knew Mr. Farris well. A 25-year-old Bed Bath & Beyond employee, he doubles as the unofficial kingmaker of Bay Area hoops...
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