Non-(athletic)-scholarship player who enrolled at Tech and joined the basketball program in the summer of 2016 … Attending Tech on a Bill Gates Millennium Scholarship … Earned a reputation as an outstanding defensive player in high school, and plays that role for the jackets’ scout team in practice … Born in Chicago, Ill. , one of eight children … Father played football (running back) at Purdue from 1984-87 … Brother played basketball at Chicago State University … Majoring in business administration.
Returned to the team after a year’s hiatus and played in three games, including a quick stint at Florida State … Total of two-plus minutes … Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2016-17 – Game-by-Game Statistics
Played in three games, scored his first points against Tusculum in a four-minute stint.
Lettered four years at Ware County High School for coach Tre Hill … Served as team captain his final three years … Helped Ware County to a 17-14 record, 9-7 in its region, in 2015-16 … Averaged eight points, seven rebounds and two steals per game … Member of the Principal’s Honor Roll every year, accumulating a 4.0 grade-point average including advanced math and honors history courses among his credits … Member of the National Honor Society and Student Council.