0 De’Aaron Fox

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

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.

Posted by Walter Cornett

Walter Cornett, of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, is the owner and operator of Walter’s Wildcat World. He founded WildcatWorld.com in 1998 making it one of the oldest Kentucky basketball fan sites in operation today.