Attended the North Chicago HS in Chicago, Illinois, the Fairmont HS in Fairmont, North Carolina, Quality Education Academy in Winston- Salem, North Carolina and the Westchester Country Day School in High Point, North Carolina.
Played college ball at Baylor in 2011-12.
Selected by the Denver Nuggets as 38th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. Signed with the team in September. Sent to the Iowa Energy of the NBADL during the 2012-13 season.
Led the Quality Education Academy to the National Christian Schools Athletic Association title in 2010.
Won the gold medal at the Under 18 Tournament of Americas with the US Team in 2010.
Selected to the Jordan Brand Classic in 2011.
Named Big 12 Freshman of the Year in 2012.
Selected to the Big 12 All-Rookie Team in 2012.
Honorable Mention All-Big 12 in 2012.