1 Sacheya Killeya-Jones

Position
Forward
Class
FR
Hometown (Last School)
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Virginia Episcopal)
Ht
6'10"
Wt
230
Current Team
UK

HIGH SCHOOL

Suited up as a McDonald’s All-American in 2016 … A double-double machine during his final season at Virginia Episcopal in Lynchburg, Virginia, posting 13 games with at least 20 points and at least 10 rebounds … A two-time all-state selection … Named the state’s player of the year as a senior … Hauled in conference player of the year and Super 64 MVP honors in his final campaign … A 1,000-point scorer for Virginia Episcopal School … Led the team to a state championship as a senior … Participated with Team Felton on the AAU circuit and led his team to back-to-back national championships … A consensus top-10 forward in the class of 2016 …  Rivals, ESPN and 247Sports all ranked him No. 24 overall in their national rankings … Scout tabbed him at No. 27 … Ranked No. 21 overall in the Recruiting Services Consensus Index … Was a top-tier football player and was a Junior Rank Eighth Grade All-American quarterback before giving up the sport as a sophomore in high school.

PERSONAL

Born Aug. 10, 1998, in Highland Park, New Jersey … His parents are Ley Killeya-Jones and Reggie Jones … Has one brother, Stefan … He is the youngest player on the 2016-17 roster … He lists his state title and two AAU championships as his most memorable moment as a basketball player … He chose his jersey number because that has been his number for the last three years … The one talent he wishes he had would be the ability to sing well … Chose Kentucky over Kansas, Virginia, North Carolina, Cal and Florida.

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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.