Native of Russia who attended Boca Raton Community School in Florida and spent the 2018-19 season at Palm Beach State College, a junior college in Boca Raton … Excellent student and a full academic qualifier out of high school who signed a letter-of-intent to attend Tech in November, 2018 and enrolled for the summer, 2019 term … Eligible immediately and will have three seasons with the Yellow Jackets … Excellent physical size with high basketball IQ and skills … Enjoys watching movies, reading and billiards … Enrolled in business administration at Tech.
At Palm Beach State College
Played in 27 games, starting four, for Palm Beach State, where he averaged 3.8 points and 3.4 rebounds … Hit 32.7 percent of his shots from the floor, 21.7 from three-point range and 60.5 percent from the foul line … Hit double figures three times, scoring 12 points each against Cape Fear CC, Polk State College and Florida National Univ. JV … Team went 21-9.
Born in Yakutsk, Russia, came to Brooklyn, N.Y., in August, 2010, at the age of 11, on vacation, and has remained in the United States … Began playing basketball for fun, won a championship with his middle school AAU team and cemented his desire to play competitively … Prior to his enrollment at Boca Raton Community High School, attended Northeast High School as a junior, and Montverde Academy for his ninth- and 10th grade years … Most memorable non-athletic accomplishment was making his first A on an exam in an English class.