AS A FRESHMAN (2016-17): Redshirt season...represented Spain in the 2017 FIBA Americas U19 Championships in Cairo, Egypt.
BEFORE MARYLAND: Played at Canarias Basketball Academy…Boasts a 7-1 wingspan…Averaged 19 points and 12 rebounds per game for the CBA U18 team that placed fifth in the Spanish National Championships…First player born in the Canary Islands to play for a Top-25 NCAA Division I men's basketball program.
PERSONAL: Mom is Lili ... Has three siblings: sisters, Dylan and Jennifer and brother, Denzel, who formely played Rugby on Spain's National Team. ..Is fluent in four different languages -- English, Spanish, Croatian and German. Was taught all four languages by his mom, Lili...Enjoys computers and is interested in video editing, graphic design and Photoshop...Played on his high school's tennis, swimming and sailing team...Took up scuba diving at the age of 14 and also enjoys fishing...visited the United States for the first time at the age of 16 on a school trip and spent three weeks in Texas (Houston, Dallas and Austin)...Favorite NBA players are Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Jamal Crawford...Enjoys and admires how San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard evolved from a high school standout into the Most Valuable Player of the NBA Finals (2014)...Enjoys traveling.