Mormon missionary baller identified as former Orem High basketball star

by | Aug. 10, 2013

Saints & Sports

According to former BYU basketball player Kevin Nixon, one of the missionaries highlighted in the film is Elder Cole Payne, a former basketball and football star at Orem High School in Utah. Nixon shared the video and tweeted, "1 kid I coached at Orem HS, Cole Payne."

Nixon also later said Elder Payne's parents had already seen the clip. Nixon said he "first saw the video when Cole's mom posted it on IG and Facebook."

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