Height: 6-8 / 199 cms
Weight: 270 lbs / 122 kgs
School: Miller Grove High School -12
Hometown: Lithonia, Georgia
As of April 22, 2009
USA Basketball Notes
- Named to the 2009-10 USA Basketball Men's Developmental National Team on May 28, 2009.
High School Honors
- Named the Georgia Hoops 2009 Freshman of the Year.
- Named February 2009 and October 2008 Player of the Month.
High School Notes
- Attends Miller Grove High School (Ga.), where he helped lead his team to a 30-3 record in 2008-09 and the Georgia Class 4A state championship; started 32 games and averaged 7.5 ppg. and 10.3 rpg.
- Miller Grove finished ranked No. 38 nationally and No. 6 in the Southeast Region on the ESPN Rise Fab 50 listing.
- Plays in the summer for the Southern Kings.
The Personal Scoop
- Born on Sept. 18, 1993, in Lawrenceville, Ga.
- Son of Hazel and Virgil Parker, has two sisters, Kelsey (21) and Jasmine (19).
- Father played college basketball.
- Carries a 3.4 GPA.
- Favorite food: red beans and rice.
- Favorite magazine: Slam.
- I play: the drums.
- Favorite basketball player of all-time: Bill Russell.
- Favorite team: Cleveland Cavaliers.
- Best player I've ever faced: Derrick Favors.
- I want to play one-on-one against: LeBron James.
- Always at my bedside is: a basketball.
- Always in my fridge: Powerade.
- One piece of clothing I can't live without: gym shorts.
- Away from basketball I enjoy: watching basketball games.
- Can't live without: my basketball.
- Most people don't know: I write poetry.
- This right-hander wears No. 32.