Height: 6’7” (201 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs. (86 kg)
School: DeMatha Catholic High School '12
Hometown: Bowie, Md.
- Named to the USA 2012 Men’s FIBA Americas U18 Championship Team on June 9.
- Has signed a National Letter of Intent to attend and play for Syracuse University in 2012-13.
- Participated in the 2012 Jordan Brand Classic on April 14 in Charlotte, N.C., scoring 10 points in 19 minutes.
- Also participated in the 2012 All-American Championship on April 1 in New Orleans, La. and scored eight points in 21 minutes.
- Awarded MVP honors for his performance in the Alhambra Catholic Invitational Tournament. In the championship game, scored a season-high 23 points and had 11 rebounds to lead DeMatha to the title.
- Selected All-Met fourth team by the Washington Post in 2012.
- Named All-Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) first team in 2012.
- During his senior season was named MVP of the National High School Hoops Festival and Most Outstanding Player of The Holiday Classic.
High School Notes
- Played with fellow 2012 U18 training camp invitee James Robinson for 2012 Nike Hoop Summit assistant coach Mike Jones at DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville, Md.
- As a senior in 2011-12, averaged 12.6 ppg. to lead his team to a 30-6 record and runner-up finish in the WCAC and the Alhambra Catholic Invitational Tournament title.
- Played AAU for Team Takeover, which finished the 2011 EYBL regular season 15-0 and captured the inaugural EYBL title in the summer of 2010.
- Born March 12, 1994 in Portland, Ore. to parents Beverly and Harvey Grant.
- Father, Harvey Grant, played 12 seasons in the NBA and was the No. 12 overall pick in the 1988 NBA Draft after a collegiate career at Clemson University and the University of Oklahoma.
- Uncle, Horace Grant (Harvey’s twin brother), played 17 seasons in the NBA and won four NBA championships (three with the Chicago Bulls, two with the Los Angeles Lakers).
- Older brother Jerai (22) played basketball at Clemson and older brother Jerian (19) currently plays at Notre Dame University. Also has a younger brother, Jaelin (15).
- This right-hander wears number 25.
- Favorite sport other than basketball: Baseball.
- Favorite food: Steak.
- Favorite subject: Math.
- Favorite basketball player: Carmelo Anthony.
- Favorite team: Boston Celtics.
- Favorite Olympian: Michael Phelps.
- Most played song on iPod: “Outro” by Meek Mill.
- Piece of clothing you can’t live without: My shoes.
- Best player you’ve ever played against: DeMarcus Cousins.
- Most impressive person you’ve met: Michael Jordan.
- Superstitions: Don’t split the pole.