Kentucky freshman gives up social media for 8 weeks

In today’s society, social media is intertwined with our every day lives. Unfortuantely, that can create a distraction and can often lead to some procrastination while we scroll through our timelines to see the latest news or comments from our friends.

If you are a college athlete, social media can become even more of a distraction.

However, for Kentucky Wildcats freshman Skal Labissiere, social media will not get in the way of his preparation for the upcoming season thanks to a self-imposed ban.

On Sunday night, the 7-foot, 220-pounder swore off social media for two months so he can be put all of his attention on summer school and his season preparation.

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You have to appreciate this type of dedication towards improving his craft. Wildcats fans will be hoping that pays off on the court.

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*Featured Photo (above) credit to Kelly Kline/Under Armour

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