Featured on CNN, high school senior Jason McElwain, or “J. Mac”, is a diagnosed high-functioning autistic, and was a student assistant for the varsity basketball team at his high school.  In the final home game of his senior year, he was given the chance to suit up and play in the game and scored a school-record 6 three-pointers in the last 4 minutes of the game. His story garnered much subsequent media attention and popularity in his senior year, as well as a brief, but none-the-less present, nationwide focus on the the overlap of autism and athletics.

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