Center who played one year of college basketball at the University of Kentucky before declaring for the NBA. He was selected 14th overall in the 2017 NBA Draft by the Miami Heat.
As a high school basketball player he averaged 18.9 points per game while attending the High Point Christian Academy in North Carolina.
He helped Kentucky reach the Elite Eight in the 2017 NCAA Tournament.
He is the son of John Adebayo and Marilyn Blount.
He and De'Aaron Fox were teammates at Kentucky.