D’Angelo Spain is an 11-year-old African American boy from Bowie, Maryland that has already established himself as a professional pool player. He now plays in billiards tournaments all over the country and is already the top-ranked player in the 13 and under division of the Junior International Championship (JIC).
His parents say that it all started one day when the family went to buy a karaoke machine and D’Angelo asked if they could buy a pool table instead. After negotiating about where they would put the pool table, they decided to go ahead and buy it but they knew they’d have to rearrange some furniture.
In an interview with Fox5DC, D’Angelo, an honor roll student whom his dad has nicknamed ‘Jawz’, said that he plays pool for 5 to 6 hours every single day. Read more.