0 De’Aaron Fox

Position
Guard
Class
FR
Hometown (Last School)
Houston, TX (Cypress Lakes)
Ht
6'3"
Wt
187
Current Team
Kentucky Wildcats

HIGH SCHOOL

Named to the All-USA Boys Basketball team as a first-team selection … Also made the Naismith All-America First Team … Naismith High School Player of the Year finalist … Also a McDonald’s All-American and participated in both the Jordan Brand Classic game and the Nike Hoop Summit … Shared MVP honors at the Jordan Brand Classis with fellow UK signee Malik Monk after scoring a game-high 23 points on 8-of-16 shooting to go along with five rebounds … Led Cypress Lakes (Katy, Texas) with a pair of back-to-back 40-point performances in the Texas high school state playoffs before falling in the regional finals … During the regular season he scored 30 or more points in 20 games, 40 or more eight times and even hit the 50-point mark in February …Three-time all-state performer … Tabbed the Texas Gatorade High School Player of the Year in 2016 … Three-time all-region selection and twice was tabbed the district’s most valuable player … Named his district’s newcomer of the year in 2013 … Led Cypress Lakes to three consecutive district championships … Ranked as the No. 6 overall player by Scout, Rivals, ESPN and 247Sports …  Ranked No. 6 overall in the Recruiting Services Consensus Index … Participated in the 2015 USA Basketball Junior National Team minicamp … Made the 2015-16 USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team in September 2015 … Competed with the Houston Hoops on the AAU circuit … Earned academic all-district accolades.yer … Named his district’s Newcomer of the Year in 2013 … Led Cypress Lakes to three consecutive district championships … Rated as high as No. 2 overall in the rankings by 247Sports … Scout ranked him at No. 4, Rivals had him at No. 5 and ESPN tabbed him No. 7 …  Scout and 247Sports both ranedk the five-star prospect as the No. 1 point guard in the talented 2016 group … Ranked No. 6 overall in the Recruiting Services Consensus Index … Participated in the 2015 USA Basketball Junior National Team minicamp … Made the 2015-16 USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team in September 2015 … Competed with the Houston Hoops on the AAU circuit … Earned Academic All-District accolades.

PERSONAL

Born Dec. 20, 1997, in New Orleans … Son of Aaron Fox and Lorraine Harris-Fox … Has one brother, Quentin … Nicknamed “Fox” and “Swipa” … His mom played basketball at Arkansas-Little Rock … Chose his jersey number because he feels like you should fear no one … Besides basketball, he lists gaming as a hobby … Chose Kentucky over Kansas, Louisville and LSU.