AS A FRESHMAN (2017-18): Appeared in 12 games off the bench… Played a career-high 15 minutes, while scoring four points with two rebounds vs. Michigan (2/24)… Scored four points, notched two rebounds and tallied first career steal vs. Ohio State (1/11)…Tallied three points on three made free throws vs. Catholic (12/12)…Scored first career points (4) and grabbed a rebound vs. Ohio (12/7)…Made first career appearance against UMES (11/12).
BEFORE MARYLAND: Played with current teammate sophomore guard Anthony Cowan at St. John's College High School... Also played with Dejuan Clayton (Coppin State), Jeff Dowtin (Rhode Island), Emanual Hylton (University of San Diego) and Kylia Sykes (UNC Greensboro)...2017 Second Team All-WCAC selection…averaged 10.7 PPG as a senior…helped lead Cadets to WCAC Championship in 2016 and DCSAA Championship in 2015…Had a 4.0 grade point average in each of his semesters in high school and was honored with the San Miguel Award as a member of the Principal's Honor Roll...Was a member of the National Honor Society and the Latin Honor Society... In his junior and senior years of high school, volunteered with LifeStyles, (in LaPlata, Md.,) - a non-profit that supports people in crises by providing emergency assistance.
PERSONAL: Parents are Michael Jr., and Keri Mona....Brother Mitchell is a sophomore at Navy and is a midfielder on the men's lacrosse team...Has a younger sister, Raygan...Was raised on his family's farm (MonaFarms) in LaPlata, Md.,... Farm is owned by his grandfather, Michael (affectionately known as Big Mike).