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Jabari Parker to be Featured on Sports Illustrated

During his junior year at Chicago’s Simeon Career Academy, Jabari Parker received his first letter from Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski. Every few months he got another. Each contained praise, encouragement and promises. Each was handwritten. “It’s my way of telling him, ‘This is me. I am doing this,’ ” Krzyzewski said. “And you can count on what I say. When you sign your name it means more. It takes giving your word to a different level.”
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