32 Wenyen Gabriel

Position
Forward
Class
FR
Hometown (Last School)
Manchester, N.H. (Wilbraham & Monson Academy)
Ht
6'9"
Wt
213
Current Team
Kentucky Wildcats

HIGH SCHOOL

Forward who averaged 22.0 points, 14.0 rebounds, 7.0 blocks and 6.3 assists at Wilbraham & Monson Academy in Wilbraham, Massachusetts, as a senior … Made the Naismith All-America Third Team … A two-time most valuable player for Wilbraham & Monson Academy … Suited up for Mass Rivals on the AAU circuit … A 1,000-point scorer in high school … Participated in the Jordan Brand Classic game and was a member of the Nike Hoop Summit … Ranked as high as No. 12 in the national rankings by Scout … Rivals tabbed him at No. 13 overall and ESPN and 247Sports rated him as the No. 14 player in the 2016 class … Ranked No. 8 overall in the Recruiting Services Consensus Index … Named to the 2016 USA Junior National Select Team.

PERSONAL

Born March 26, 1997, in Khartoum, Sudan … Son of Rebecca Gak and Makuar Gob … Sister, Karima, played basketball at Boston College … Chose his jersey number in honor of a cousin who passed away when he was younger … A talent he lists he would most like to have is the ability to rap … Lists watching anime as a hobby outside of basketball … His definition of a true hero is someone who fights for those who cannot … Chose Kentucky over Duke, Connecticut and Maryland.

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