Small forward who shot 58% from the field during his freshman season with the University of Kentucky Wildcats. He decided to forego the 2013 NBA Draft to stay at the University of Kentucky.
He participated in the McDonald's All-American Game in 2012.
He was a five-star recruit coming out of high school according to both Scout and Rivals.
His parents are Antoine and Regina Poythress.
He was teammates at the University of Kentucky with Nerlens Noel, who would go on to become a first-round pick in the 2013 NBA Draft.