Athletic power forward/center who made his college debut in 2012 for the University of Kentucky. He helped lead Kentucky to the NCAA Championship game in 2014 and to the Final Four in 2015. He was then selected 6th overall in the 2015 NBA Draft by the Sacramento Kings.
He attended Olathe Northwest High School, where he was a dominant wide receiver in addition to being a basketball star.
He made the All-SEC Freshman team his first year at Kentucky.
His parents names are Willie Cauley and Marlene Stein.
He was teammates with forward Karl-Anthony Towns at Kentucky.