ALL-USA Boys Basketball first team: Jaylen Brown

ALL-USA Boys Basketball first team: Jaylen Brown


ALL-USA Boys Basketball first team: Jaylen Brown



Jaylen Brown from Wheeler High in Marietta, Ga. (Photo: David Butler II, USA TODAY Sports)

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Name: Jaylen Brown
School: Wheeler, Marietta, Ga.
Year: Senior
Position: Forward
Height: 6-7
College: Undecided

Details: Led team to a 30-2 record and state AAAAAA championship, averaging 28 points and 12 rebounds, including the deciding free throws in the state championship. Was the Most Valuable Player in the City of Palms Tournament in Fort Myers, leading his team to the title. During the summer, he led Game Elite with 26.1 points and 8.6 rebounds. Is the nephew of Houston Texans cornerback Arlandus Bouye.

Toughest to guard: Kevin Durant. I got to play against him at his camp. He’s very skilled.

Biggest basketball influence: My older brother, Quenton, who plays football at the University of North Texas.

High point of your season: Winning state.

Started basketball: When I was 4.

First car: 2005 Nissan Altima

Biggest disappointment: Losing two games.

Favorite saying: Stay hungry.

Who’s cooler, SpongeBob or Patrick: Patrick.

Favorite musician: JCole.

Hidden talent: I’m pretty good at table tennis and I can play chess.

What do your teammates say about you? I’m not sure. Maybe that I’m funny.


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