QB1 Nation Hotlist Volume 1. 2023

November 1, 2023


Name : Neiman Lawrence

Position : QB-PP

Measurables : 6’1”-175

Class : 2028

Team : Ransom Everglades (FL)


Skinny :

In the world of youth football, one name has been making waves and capturing the hearts of fans and scouts alike – Neiman Lawrence. This remarkable 8th-grade quarterback is rewriting the playbook on what it means to be a young phenom in the sport. With a football IQ that belies his age, pocket presence that leaves defenders baffled, and a cannon of an arm, Neiman Lawrence is on the cusp of greatness.

In just 9 games, Lawrence’s stats are nothing short of astonishing. He’s passed for an impressive 2,658 yards, connecting with his receivers for an incredible 35 passing touchdowns. But that’s not all – Neiman’s versatility shines through as he’s also rushed for 4 touchdowns, bringing his total to a staggering 39 touchdowns in a single season.

Standing tall at 6’1″ and weighing in at 175 pounds, Lawrence possesses the kind of 5-star size that coaches dream of. What’s even more exciting is that he’s still growing, both in physical stature and in his understanding of the game.

As a leader on the field, Neiman Lawrence is a role model for his peers and an inspiration to aspiring young athletes everywhere. He’s a testament to what can be achieved with hard work, dedication, and unwavering passion for the game. With a limitless ceiling and a determination to reach new heights, Lawrence is well on his way to becoming a household name in the world of football.

Keep your eyes on this rising star because Neiman Lawrence’s journey is just beginning. Whether it’s dissecting defenses, making jaw-dropping passes, or displaying leadership on and off the field, he’s a force to be reckoned with. We can’t wait to see what the future holds for this remarkable young quarterback, but one thing is for sure: Neiman Lawrence is a name you’ll be hearing for years to come. 


Name : Jayden Wade

Position : QB-DT

Measurables: 6’3”-180 Lbs

Class : 2028

Team : IMG Academy (FL)


Skinny :

The Future Gridiron Star Making Waves at IMG Academy” In the world of youth football, there are few talents as promising as 8th-grade California native, Jayden Wade. At just 6’3″ and 180 pounds, Jayden’s imposing physical presence on the field has made him a standout player at the prestigious IMG Academy, a place known for its high standards in High School athletics.

What sets Jayden apart isn’t just his impressive size, but his extraordinary athleticism. It’s rare for an 8th grader to be on the varsity squad at IMG Academy, but Jayden has already defied the odds. He’s been given the privilege to play alongside older, more experienced athletes, showcasing his potential to the world.

One of Jayden’s standout attributes is his arm strength, which is nothing short of formidable. With the ability to launch the ball with precision and power, he’s a force to be reckoned with, especially in a Run-Pass Option (RPO) offense running the zone read. He is capable of making good decisions and the right reads making him a dangerous weapon for his team.

This season, Jayden has already left his mark by scoring on a thrilling run, a testament to his versatility and agility. He’s being diligently nurtured to take the reins as the starting quarterback when the time comes. It’s no exaggeration to say that Jayden Wade is a future star in the making.

With his combination of size, athleticism, arm strength, and versatility, Jayden has all the makings of a top-tier player in his class. The future holds immense promise for this young California native, and we can’t wait to see him soar to even greater heights on the football field. Jayden Wade is indeed a name to remember.


Name : Ezrah Brown

Position : QB-PP

Measurables : 6’0”-165 Lbs

Class : 2028

Team : OC Buckeyes (CA)


Skinny :

Following in the Footsteps of Excellence”, there are those players who shine brightly, carving their own path to success. Ezrah Brown, a young quarterback, is one such player who has his sights set on greatness. Graduating in the year 2028, Ezra is making waves on the football field, and his journey is nothing short of remarkable.

Ezrah Brown’s story is closely tied to his elder brother, the renowned Mater Dei quarterback, Elijah Brown, who has achieved an astonishing record with only two losses in his career. With such an illustrious sibling, Ezra’s journey could have been overshadowed, but he is proving that he is a force to be reckoned with in his own right.

As the signal-caller for the OC Buckeyes, Ezrah’s commitment to the organization is a testament to his character and dedication. While many young talents often seek opportunities elsewhere to play with more accomplished teammates, Ezrah chose to stay and grow with his team.

The year 2023 has been a defining moment for Ezrah. He has demonstrated a newfound maturity, composure, and the ability to climb the pocket, making spectacular throws. It’s a season where all the pieces have fallen into place for Ezrah, and he’s capitalizing on it at the right time. His growth as a player is evident, and his commitment to the quarterback position is undeniable.

Ezrah’s emergence as a loyal field general has turned the spotlight on him. His future in the sport looks incredibly promising. He has proven his mettle in crucial moments, showing that he thrives when the pressure is on, whether it’s lighting up the OG Ducks or the Maryland Heat. It’s a testament to his clutch performance and his ability to lead his team to victory.

In Ezrah Brown, we see a young talent with the heart of a champion, the commitment to his craft, and the potential to create a legacy of his own. As he continues to follow in the footsteps of his quarterbacking lineage, the football world eagerly awaits the bright future of this remarkable young athlete. Keep an eye out for Ezrah Brown as he continues to make waves in the world of youth football, and who knows what incredible heights he may reach in the years to come.

Name : Jenorie Braynen II         

Position : QB

Measurables : 5’0”-95 Lbs

Class : 2029

Team : Rarebreed (GA) 12U


Skinny :

The Small Stature Quarterback with a Giant Heart”. Meet Jenorie Braynen II, a 7th-grade prodigy who might be small in stature, but his on-field performance is nothing short of colossal. This young quarterback possesses the rare ability to make all the necessary throws, but what truly sets him apart is his poise under pressure and his knack for coming up big in critical moments.

Standing at just 5 feet tall, Braynen defies the odds with every snap. He doesn’t have the towering presence of some of his peers, but what he lacks in size, he more than compensates for with his incredible skill, determination, and heart. What makes Braynen an exceptional talent is his ability to maintain his composure when the game is on the line. He thrives in high-pressure situations, and his teammates and coaches know they can rely on him to deliver when it matters most. Whether it’s the final minutes of a close game or a crucial playoff match, Braynen steps up and shines brightly.

 Jenorie Braynen II’s impressive track record speaks for itself. He is the winningest quarterback in his age group, a testament to his consistent excellence on the field. His remarkable journey as a youth quarterback of arguably the most popular team Rarebreed 12u has culminated in not one, but two YNC National championships, firmly establishing him as a 2-time champion at the highest level of youth football.

As long as Braynen is on the team, there’s always a shot at victory. His unshakable self-belief, his tireless work ethic, and his natural talent make him a force to be reckoned with on the football field. The future is undoubtedly bright for this young quarterback, and the world of football eagerly awaits his next triumphs.

Jenorie Braynen II is a true inspiration for young athletes everywhere, proving that size is no obstacle to achieving greatness in the world of sports. With his dedication and determination, he’s paving the way for a new generation of quarterbacks, showing that it’s not about the physical stature, but the size of one’s heart and the strength of one’s character that truly matters in the game of football.


Name : Pedro “Dro” Martinez Jr.

Position : QB-DT

Measurables : 5’10”-160 Lbs

Class : 2028

Team : Lauderdale Lakes Vikings AKA TMT 13U


Skinny :

Rising from Adversity to Lead the Lauderdale Lakes Vikings 13u. Pedro Martinez’s name shines brightly as a testament to resilience and passion. Graduating in the year 2028, this talented quarterback’s journey is one of redemption and remarkable success, a story that will undoubtedly inspire football enthusiasts of all ages.

Pedro Martinez’s path to stardom was not without its share of challenges. In a season marred by a wrist injury that ended his campaign prematurely, many thought his dreams might be shattered. However, Martinez used this setback as a stepping stone, transforming his downtime into an opportunity for growth and self-improvement.

The year 2023 marked a spectacular comeback for Pedro Martinez. Bursting onto the scene with renewed determination, he left no room for doubt about his prowess on the field. With a remarkable tally of over 40 touchdown passes and a few more on the ground, Martinez’s performance propelled his Lauderdale Lakes Vikings team, affectionately known as TMT, to the #1 ranking in the country in the fiercely competitive 13u division.

Martinez’s leadership qualities are as extraordinary as his playing skills. Fearless and possessing a high football IQ, he has become a symbol of inspiration to his teammates and fans alike. His ability to read the game, make split-second decisions, and lead his team through the most challenging of situations is a testament to his exceptional talent.

As Pedro Martinez prepares to transition to High School 2024, the football world is eagerly watching his journey, anticipating the impact he will undoubtedly make in the years to come. With determination, resilience, and an unwavering passion for the game, Pedro Martinez stands as one of the top quarterbacks in his class, a star on the rise whose story serves as a reminder that setbacks can be transformed into stepping stones on the path to success. Keep an eye on this young quarterback, as his journey is far from over, and his future in football is bound to be nothing short of extraordinary.


Name : Ace Amina

Position : QB-PP

Measurables : 5’11”-175 Lbs

Class : 2028

Team : Vegas Strong (NV)


Skinny :

The West Coast 8th-Grade “QB Surgeon”. A true quarterback prodigy – Ace Amina. This 8th-grade sensation from the West Coast has captured the hearts of fans and the admiration of coaches with his remarkable skills on the field. Amina is a versatile quarterback who can beat you from the pocket or improvise brilliantly to find the open receiver. His ability to read the defense and make split-second decisions sets him apart as a true field general. Coaches marvel at his pinpoint accuracy when he gets into a rhythm, making him a game-changer for his team.

This young talent faced two massive challenges when he went head-to-head with the OG Ducks and OC Buckeyes, two formidable opponents. However, Amina’s sheer determination and skill shone through, and he led his team, Vegas Strong 14u, to victory, earning the crown of being the best QB on the West Coast. His performances have been nothing short of spectacular, and he has been instrumental in his team’s undefeated season so far.

Vegas Strong has a track record of producing top quarterbacks, and Ace Amina might just be the best of them all. His laser focus and ability to execute plays with precision make him a force to be reckoned with on the field. Keep an eye on this young quarterback, as he continues to make waves and carve his name in the annals of youth football history. Ace Amina is the embodiment of a true QB surgeon, and the football world eagerly anticipates what the future holds for this remarkable talent.

Name : Champ Monds

Position : QB-DT

Measurables : 6’2”-190

Class : 2028

Team : Treasure Coast Patriots (FL) 13U


Skinny :

There’s one name that has started to shine brighter than the rest, and that name is Champ Monds. Standing tall at 6’2″ and weighing 190 pounds, Monds is a physical specimen with the potential to be a standout high school player. But what truly sets him apart is his incredible talent as a dual-threat quarterback. Monds is a nightmare for opposing defenses, and many already consider him to be the top dual-threat QB in his class. His running ability demands respect, and he has the knack for taking over a game with his zone-read plays. However, it’s not just his legs that make him special; Monds possesses next-level arm strength, making it seem like there’s no window he can’t thread a pass through. Year by year, Monds’ game has developed, and now he’s firmly in the conversation as one of the top quarterbacks of his class. He’s been putting up Heisman-like numbers against some of the toughest competition, solidifying his status as a future football star. What’s even more exciting is that this small-town talent has a high ceiling, and he hasn’t even tapped into his full potential.

As Champ Monds prepares to transition to high school in a couple months, the football world will be watching closely. His combination of size, speed, arm strength, and game IQ make him a player to keep an eye on, and his journey is only just beginning. The future is bright for this young quarterback, and he’s on a path to greatness. Keep an eye out for Champ Monds as he continues to make waves in the world of football.

Name : LaRon McKay

Position : QB-PP

Measurables : 5’2”-110 lbs

Class : 2030

Team : West 7 Rams (MI)


Skinny :

Laron McKay – Detroit’s Young Quarterback Sensation. Talent knows no age, Laron McKay, a 6th grader from Detroit, is rapidly making a name for himself. Standing at an average height, this southpaw quarterback may not tower over his opponents, but what he lacks in size, he more than compensates for with his exceptional skills and leadership.

Laron McKay is a born leader, and it’s evident every time he steps onto the field. His understanding of the passing game is beyond his years, and he displays a level of accuracy, poise, and patience that are truly remarkable for someone of his age. These qualities have set him apart from his peers, making him a force to be reckoned with on the National scene.

Despite his young age, McKay has already achieved an impressive feat by throwing 25 touchdown passes at the 11u level. This accomplishment speaks volumes about his potential and the bright future that lies ahead. What’s even more exciting is that he’s only getting better with each game, honing his skills and refining his craft.

Detroit, a city known for producing some exceptional quarterbacks, seems to have struck gold once again with Laron McKay. As he continues to develop his talents and grow as a player, it’s not hard to imagine him making a significant impact in the world of football in the years to come.

Laron McKay may not be the biggest quarterback on the field, but he’s proving that size is not the only measure of a player’s success. With his innate leadership, impressive passing skills, and a hunger for improvement, he’s a young athlete destined for greatness. Keep your eyes on this rising star, as he’s on a journey that promises to shine bright in the world of football.

Name : Mychael Lewis

Position : QB-DT

Measurables : 5’7”-145 Lbs

Class : 2028

Team : St.Louis Elite (MO) 13u


Skinny :

The Midwest’s Top 8th Grade Dual-Threat QB : Mychael Lewis, a Class of 2028 Dual-Threat Quarterback, stands out as a shining star in the heart of the Midwest. Known for his remarkable skills and versatility, Lewis has captured the title of the top 8th-grade QB in the region, and his journey is just beginning. Lewis, a dynamic playmaker, brings a unique blend of talents to the quarterback position. His breakaway speed and ability to make plays with his legs have left defenders in awe. With impressive touchdown runs to his name, he showcases the kind of athleticism that turns heads on the field. However, what truly sets Lewis apart is his unwavering commitment to being a pass-first QB. He only resorts to running as a last resort, preferring to dissect defenses with his arm. One of Lewis’s favorite aspects of the game is launching the deep ball, and he does it with elegance and precision. His ability to connect with his receivers downfield is a sight to behold, and it adds a dynamic element to the St. Louis Elite 13u offense. This young Field General is not just a game manager; he’s a game-changer.

 In the heat of competition, Lewis’s legs proved to be the difference-makers when the St. Louis Elite 13u faced off against the #2 ranked RDDC. In a stunning victory on RDDC’s home turf, Lewis and his team demonstrated their grit and determination, defeating formidable opponents. This victory showcased just how serious of a talent Mychael Lewis is and how he’s a rising star to watch in the world of youth football.

 As Mychael Lewis continues to grow and develop his skills, one can’t help but be excited about the future of this young quarterback. With a passion for the game, a commitment to excellence, and the ability to perform under pressure, he is undoubtedly a name that will continue to shine in the world of football. Keep an eye on Mychael Lewis as he progresses on his journey to greatness.

Name : Mason “Mase” Moore

Position : QB-DT

Measurables : 5’0”-105 Lbs

Class : 2031

Team : North Philly Blackhawks (PA) 10u


Skinny :

Meet Mason Moore, a talented young quarterback from the Class of 2030, currently making waves with the North Philly Blackhawks 10u in Pennsylvania. At just a tender age, Mason’s football prowess is turning heads, and he’s quickly becoming a household name in the state.

 Mason’s game is defined by his intelligence on the field, making him a standout quarterback in his age group. He excels at throwing on the run, displaying remarkable poise and accuracy while in motion. Whether it’s a tight spiral or a perfectly placed lob, Mason has a natural touch on the ball that sets him apart. What truly makes Mason a standout talent is his versatility. He can adjust his throw depending on the route, whether it’s a precise short pass or unleashing a rocket downfield. This adaptability and decision-making at such a young age are qualities that bode well for his future in the game.

However, where Mason truly shines is when he tucks the ball and escapes the pocket. His athleticism and speed make him a dual-threat quarterback, capable of turning broken plays into game-changing moments. With the ball in his hands, Mason is a threat to take off and run for significant yardage, often leaving defenders in the dust.

While Mason is already an impressive quarterback, it’s important to note that he’s still developing his skill set. With dedication and the right guidance, he has the potential to become an even more formidable force on the field. As he continues to refine his technique and gain experience, there’s no doubt that Mason Moore has the ingredients to be a household name in Pennsylvania’s football scene.

Keep an eye on this young phenom as he progresses through his football journey. Mason Moore is a rising star, and his future in the game looks incredibly promising.