Center who joined the Purdue Boilermakers following a standout high school career at Oak Hill Academy, where he was a McDonald's All-American. He was selected in the 2nd round of the 2016 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks.
He was born in Carmel, Indiana and had a team-high shooting percentage of 58% as a junior at Oak Hill Academy.
He posted nineteen double-doubles in his freshman season at Purdue and was named to the All-Big Ten Defensive Team in 2014.
His parents are Tyrone and Alfreda Hammons. His brother is named Tyrone, Jr.
He and NBA All-Star Glenn Robinson both made a name for themselves at Purdue University.