3 Edrice Adebayo

Position
Forward
Class
FR
Hometown (Last School)
Little Washington, N.C. (High Point Christian Academy)
Ht
6'10"
Wt
260
Current Team
Kentucky Wildcats

HIGH SCHOOL

Named a McDonald’s All-American and participated in the Jordan Brand Classic game … Tabbed to the second team of the All-USA Boys Basketball Team … McDonald’s All-American Game Morgan Wootten Player of the Year finalist … Made the Naismith All-America Second Team … Tabbed the North Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year … Joins Kentucky out of High Point Christian Academy in High Point, North Carolina, where he averaged 18.9 points and 13.0 rebounds his senior season … He led High Point Christian Academy to an appearance in the state title game … Ranked in the top 10 by ESPN (No. 5) and Rivals (No. 7) … Scout (No. 11) and 247Sports (No. 12) tabbed him as a top-15 prospect in the 2016 class … Ranked No. 8 overall in the Recruiting Services Consensus Index … Has USA Basketball experience and was named a MaxPreps All-American in 2013 … An honor-roll student … Also was a member of the poetry club … Was a member of the Kids Hoops service project.

PERSONAL

Born July 18, 1997, in Newark, New Jersey … He is the son of Mariyln Blount and John Adebayo … His definition of a true hero is Martin Luther King Jr. … One thing most people don’t know about him is his love for Katy Perry … He chose his jersey number as a nod to his younger “brother” Jabari … The most influential person in his life is his mother … Chose Kentucky over NC State, Auburn and Kansas.

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