He graduated from Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nevada. He played in the Jordan Brand Classic and McDonald's All-American game in 2017.
He won a gold medal representing the U.S. at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship.
His parents are Sherry and Paul Washington, both of whom played basketball at Middle Tennessee State. He has siblings named Spencer, Tylerand Alexandria.
He was coached by John Calipari at Kentucky.