New Orleans, La.
Houston Wheatley HS
Played his senior season at Houston Wheatley due to Hurricane Katrina…averaged 19 points, 12 rebounds, six assists, three steals and four blocks per game in leading Wheatley to a 31-4 record…named second-team All-State, Distict Co-MVP, team MVP and team captain…as a junior at L.W. Higgins in New Orleans he averaged 15 points, seven rebounds, four assists, two steals and two blocks per game, and was named All-District, team MVP and team captain…also competed in track at Higgins where he holds the school high jump record (6-08.00)…coached in basketball by Marshall Jackson.
Nicknamed “LG” and “Slasher”…would like to become a TV broadcaster once his basketball career is over…enjoys watching movies in his free time…lists Love and Basketball as his favorite movie…says he chose Miami because “I felt at home the minute I got here.”