Persistence and determination are traits that athletes must possess in a physical game like basketball. One good epitome of an athlete with guts and goal is Perpetual Help cager Adrian Kirk Gelogo.
Born Adrian Kirk Gelogo on April 18, 1998 to Mr. Rodelio Gelogo and Ms. Divine Gelogo, the 6-foot-1 shooting guard/small forward plays for the University of Perpetual Help Systems Dalta (UPHSD) Las Pinas Campus. He wears jersey # 18 as it is the day of his birth, and also a tribute to his idol player James Yap.
In the NBA, he idolizes Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers. In the collegiate ranks, he likes former NCAA MVP Earl Scottie Thompson and reigning UAAP MVP Kiefer Ravena. In the PBA his idol is James Yap. Kirk had his career high 54 points in a single game when he was a part of the 14-under in CDO COSAA against the SHJJMS. In the NCAA he scored his game best 21 points vs. the San Beda Red Cubs. Kirk’s basketball achievements include being a Mythical five member in the 14-under 4 times and he became the MVP twice. In the NCAA juniors he became the no. 2 player when it comes to total blocks in the season.
He is currently studying as grade 10 student in UPHSD LP campus. “My Goal next season is to make our team clinch the final 4. My ambition is to be a PBA player someday, and fulfill what my father had started”, quipped Adrian Kirk.
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