University of Miami Athletics

Paul Djobet






195 lbs.




Lille, France

High School

West Oaks Academy (Fla.)





Paul Djobet - Men's Basketball - University of Miami Athletics

High School: Graduated from West Oaks Academy in Orlando, Fla. … Tabbed a four-star prospect and the No. 14 player in Florida by ESPN … Labeled a three-star recruit by 247Sports and Rivals … Placed No. 235 nationally in the 247Sports Composite rankings … McDonald’s All-American Game nominee … Averaged 18.0 points, 9.8 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game as a senior, earning SIAA Player of the Year and First Team All-State honors … Helped his team to a 21-9 record and an appearance in the SIAA state final … First Team All-Grind Session designee after posting multiple double-doubles and leading West Oaks to the semifinals … Spent his junior and sophomore years at Solid Rock Academy (Ga.), winning the GISA state championship and GISA Player of the Year plaudits both seasons … Averaged 32.0 points, 14.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game as a junior, aiding his team to a 26-4 record … Spent his freshman year of high school at Lycée du Noordover in France … West Oaks basketball alumni include Matt Bewley, Ryan Bewley, Wesley Cardet Jr., Sylvain Francisco and Corey Sanders, among others.

Personal: Full name is Paul-Mathis Armstrong Djobet … Last name is pronounced Joe-BAY … Nickname is French Connection … Born Sept. 17, 2004 … Parents are Ghislaine Djobet and the late Georges Djobet… Mother is a chef … Has two older brothers, Yann and Mathieu, as well as an older sister, Morgane, and a younger brother, Karl … Majoring in exercise physiology … Favorite athletes are Luka Doncic and Damian Lillard … Committed to Miami because of his relationship with Jim Larrañaga, who was recruiting him the hardest of any coach.