Center and power forward who rose to fame playing for Chino Hills High School, where he was named a five-star recruit by 247Sports and ESPN during his 2018-2019 senior year. He committed to play NCAA Division I basketball for the USC Trojans in November 2018.
He began playing tennis as a child before turning to basketball at age 8. He became a varsity starter for Chino Hills as a freshman.
He was named California's Mr. Basketball in 2018-2019. He was invited to USA Basketball's junior minicamp in 2016.
His older brother Nnamdi died when he was 13-years-old. His parents' names are Kate and Mike.
He played alongside LiAngelo Ball for Chino Hills High School's varsity basketball team.