BEFORE MARYLAND - 4-star prospect by Rivals.com... Ranked 53rd nationally by Rivals.com... Rated 13th nationally among shooting guards by ESPN.com and 42nd overall, graded at 95... Chose Maryland over Virginia, Clemson and Miami among others... Transferred to Miller School in Crozet, Va., after attending Southside (N.C.) High and Terra Ceia Christian School... Averaged 21 points, 6.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists as a senior, playing for Scott Willard... Scored 33 points in a tournament game played in his hometown... Former AAU coach Tony Squire told the Baltimore Sun, "he reminds me of a similar version of Ray Allen at this stage in the game."... Squire also coached Terrapin alumnus Bambale Osby.
PERSONAL - Born in Cleveland, Ohio... Chose Maryland over Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia and NC State... Lists Kobe Bryant as his favorite player... Says his favorite book is "The Great Gatsby"... Majoring in criminology and criminal justice... Lists his father as his role model... Recipient of the Cliff & Camille Kendall Family Scholarship.
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