John Collins

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Birthday
23, 1997
Birthplace
Layton, UT
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Layton, UT

About

Power forward who was a first round pick of the Atlanta Hawks in the 2017 NBA Draft. In his second, and final, year of college at Wake Forest, he was named the 2017 ACC Most Improved Player and earned first-team All-ACC honors.

Before Fame

He attended Cardinal Newman High School in West Palm Beach, Florida and was named the Florida Class 4A Player of the Year his senior year.

Trivia

He earned All-Summer League First Team honors during the 2017 NBA Summer League, which preceded his rookie season.

Family Life

His father John Collins Jr. was in the Navy and his mother Lyria Rissing-Collins was in the Air Force.

Associated With

He would play alongside Dennis Schroder to begin his NBA career with the Hawks.