Standout guard from the state of Florida who starred on a national powerhouse at Montverde Academy following an all-star career at Oak Ridge High School … Consensus four-start prospect listed No. 43 nationally and No. 13 at the point guard position by Rivals; No. 45 overall and No. 9 at his position by 247Sports rankings … Left-handed guard described as clever and having high IQ by ESPN, excellent playmaker and good positional size, pass first but not pass only.
“He really knows how to play and has a high IQ in the game,” said Tech coach Josh Pastner. “He’s a very good passer and shooter as well. He’s got great size for his position, and he fits what Georgia Tech is about.”
Attended and played his senior year for coach Kevin Boyle at Montverde Academy in Orlando, Fla., which compiled a perfect 36-0 record in 2017-18 and a claim to the Geico National Championship title … Ranked No. 1 by both USA Today and ESPN Fab 50 … Attended and played his senior year for coach Kevin Boyle at Montverde Academy in Orlando, Fla., which compiled a perfect 36-0 record in 2017-18 and a claim to the Geico National Championship title … Ranked No. 1 by both USA Today and ESPN Fab 50 … Averaged 14,4 points, 2.8 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game while converting 63 percent of his field goal attempts and 52 percent of his threes (68 made) … Scored 21 points with three rebounds and three assists when Montverde beat Davie (Fla.) University School in the national championship game … Scored 11 points in the national semifinal, a 71-53 win over Findlay Prep (Nev.), a few months after hitting a buzzer-beating 3-pointer as Montverde edged Findlay Prep, 69-67 to win the Montverde Academy Invitational Tournament … Was named MVP of that tournament with 26 points in the title game … Prior to that, was a two-time all-area guard at Oak Ridge High School, which went 66-20 in his three seasons as a starter under coach O’Neil Lubin … Averaged 22.4 points, 6.9 rebounds and 4.8 assists as a junior for the Pioneers … Also was an honor roll student with a 4.5 GPA.
Full name is Michael Jaden Devoe … Born December 17, 1999 in Melbourne, Fla. … Son of Tish Morant-Devoe … His uncle, Jason McGriff, played college basketball as South Alabama and professionally in Europe … Intends to major in business administration.