- Daimion Collins
- Hometown (Last School)
- Atlanta, TX (Atlanta)
- October 28, 2002
A consensus five-star prospect … Averaged 35.2 points, 14.4 rebounds, 7.0 assists and 6.2 blocks per game for Atlanta High School his senior season … Led his team to a 19-5 record … Named the Texas Gatorade Player of the Year … A Naismith All-America Third Team selection and was also named to the MaxPreps All-America First Team … Consensus top-20 prospect in the class of 2021 … Ranked the No. 13 overall player by 247Sports … Named to the McDonald’s All America Game, the Jordan Brand Classic roster and the Allen Iverson Roundball Classic … Earned Sports Illustrated All-America Third Team honors … Texas 3A All-State member … MaxPreps Texas Player of the Year … Three-time District Most Valuable Player in high school … Led his team to three undefeated district seasons … Three times Atlanta High School was the bi-district champions and three-time won the area championship … Won the AAU Peach Jam title … Also competed in track as a high jumper his senior season where he won the district and regional title … Played football as a freshman … Honor-roll student.
Born Oct. 28 in Atlanta, Texas … Parents are Benjamin Jr. and Kimberly Collins … Has four siblings, Dailen, Makayla and Diamond Collins and Jamin Powell … Away from the court he enjoys riding horses … Lists his parents as his life’s greatest influence … Major is agricultural economics … Has to listen to music before every game … Soul food is his favorite meal … Favorite basketball player is Kevin Durant … First dunked at age 14 in a summer league game … Chose Kentucky over Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas Tech, Baylor, Houston, Texas A&M, LSU, Alabama and Oklahoma State.