All-state wing forward from suburban Atlanta and one of the top prep programs in the state of Georgia who joined the Yellow Jackets’ program as a non-scholarship player for the fall 2017 term.
Played in two games for a total of three minutes … Grabbed one rebound against UT Rio Grande Valley.
Played in three games for a total of four minutes … Grabbed one rebound and scored one point in Tech’s victory over Florida A&M.
Played four seasons of basketball at Sandy Creek High School, averaging 19.5 points and 8.4 rebounds while hitting 59 percent of his shots from the floor as a senior … Helped lead the Patriots to a 23-8 record under coach Anthony McKissic, Sr. … Advanced to the semifinals of the Georgia state AAAA playoffs, where they lost to St. Pius … Named to the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association AAAA all-state team and all-region player of the year, also to the all-state team named by Hoopseen … Scored 42 points with 17 rebounds in a game at the 2016 Arby’s Classic … Served as team captain two years … Also played for former Tech forward Willie Reese … Graduated in the top 10 percent of his class and was a member of the National Honor Society.
Full name is Evan Douglas Jester … Born March 5, 1999 in Atlanta … Son of Oscar and Karen Jester … His cousin, Andre, attended Georgia Tech … Began playing basketball with his father at age 4 … Plans to major in business administration and aspires to own a Fortune 500 company.