Who's the next _______? You can fill in the blank with any athlete who's considered to be one of the best in their sport: Peyton Manning, Alexander Ovechkin, Cristiano Ronaldo, LeBron James, Tiger Woods.
In the world that we live in today, information can spread faster than the blink of an eye. As a result of that, a player's hype can sky rocket faster than ever before.
On that note, meet K.J. Farfan. The five year old basketball "superstar" has already been featured on a countless number of major websites including on ESPN.
K.J. is one of many young athletes who have been given this level of recognition. Many of them haven't even read a book without pictures in it yet or learned to multiply and divide, but they're already being labeled "The Next Big Thing."
Here are the most prematurely hyped jocks ever: