University of Miami Athletics

Christian Watson






211 lbs.




Lanham, Md.

High School

St. John's College HS (D.C.)

Previous School







Christian Watson - Men's Basketball - University of Miami Athletics

2023-24 (Sophomore)

  • Appeared in 24 games, earning his first career start at North Carolina
  • Scored a season-high of 14 points against North Florida with 14 (12/29/23)
  • Tabbed a season-high seven assists versus Stonehill (12/21/23)
2022-23 (Freshman)
  • Appeared in 11 games, amassing 17 points, five rebounds and one assist
  • Made his debut against Florida A&M (11/15/22) and hit a 3-pointer on his lone attempt
  • Set season highs in points (five), made field goals (two) and assists (one) at Louisville (12/4/22) in his first ACC action
  • Grabbed a season-best two rebounds in the comeback win over NC State (12/10)
  • Played against No. 10/12 Connecticut (4/1) in Miami’s first Final Four outing
High School
  • Graduated from St. John’s College High School (D.C.)
  • Labeled a four-star, top 125 recruit by both ESPN and Rivals
  • Tabbed as the top recruit in Washington D.C. by 247Sports, ESPN, and Rivals
  • Ranked No. 92 nationally by ESPN, and slotted at No. 120 on the 247Sports list
  • Named first team all-state, second team all-conference in the WCAC
  • Led his team to the semifinals of both the state and conference tournaments as a senior
  • McDonald’s All-American Game nominee
  • Averaged 17.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game as a senior
  • Served as team captain his senior year
  • Full name is Christian Allen Watson
  • Born June 23, 2003
  • Parents are Kirk and Shirlevia Watson
  • Has an older brother, Jaylon, and an older sister, Imani
  • Majoring in exploratory arts & sciences
  • Hopes to start his own business after his playing career