Height: 6'4"
Weight: 200lbs.
Class: Freshman
City/State: Baton Rouge, La.
High School: Scotlandville Magnet HS
Major: Sports Administration
Experience: High School


Four star recruit ranked 35 in the 247sports.com composite rankings ... Captured his third straight Farm Bureau/LSWA Mr. Basketball Award at Scotlandville … Under Coach Carlos Sample, helped Scotlandville win the Class 5A title in 2015 and the Division I Select titles in 2017 and 2018 … Averaged 22.4 points, 6.9 rebounds and 7.2 assists as a sophomore, 25.1 points, 8.7 rebounds and 6.4 assists as a junior in 2017 and in 2018, 32.9 points, 10.6 rebounds and 6.1 assists … Finishes his high school career with 3,306 career points, averaging 23.3 points … Three times was the Louisiana Gatorade Player of the Year and also three times the Class 5A Most Outstanding Player … Also named a prep All-America for his career at Scotlandville.

Born on June 3, 1999 in Baton Rouge … Right handed … Mom is Melinda Smart … Four brothers and sisters … Major at LSU is sports administration … Enjoys fried shrimp and hamburgers as his favorite food … Favorite TV show is Law and Order … Kevin Durant is his favorite NBA player with the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors his favorite team.

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