Point guard who joined the UCLA Bruins in 2013. During his freshman year, he became the first UCLA freshman since 1988 to score more than 30 points in a single game. He helped lead UCLA to the sweet sixteen of the NCAA Tournament as a sophomore in 2015.
He grew up with basketball early in his life, sitting in on his father Steve Alford's talks in the locker room at the ripe age of five.
While he was playing for La Cueva High School, he was named Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior.
He was born to Steve Alford, known as a head coach at UCLA, and Tanya Alford. He has two siblings named Kory and Kayla.
He was named to the Pacific 12 All-Freshman Team in 2014 alongside his Bruins teammate Zach LaVine .