Wendell Carter

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Birthday
16, 1999
Birthplace
Atlanta, GA
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
16, 1999 (age 19)
Birthplace
Atlanta, GA

About

Power forward/center who was selected with the seventh overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. He played one year of college basketball at Duke

Before Fame

He first played basketball in an Atlanta church league when he was 4 years old. He became a high school star at Pace Academy in Atlanta, Georgia, where he was named the Georgia All-Classification Player of the Year and a first-team all-American.

Trivia

He was the recipient of the 2017 Morgan Wootten National Player of the Year award, given to players who excel in academics and display exemplary character off the court. 

Family Life

His father, Wendell Carter Sr., played professional basketball in the Dominican Republic. His mother, Kylia Carter, played college basketball at the University of Mississippi.

Associated With

He was teammates with Grayson Allen at Duke.