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Xavier Foster

  • As of June 1, 2017

USA Basketball Notes

  • Announced on Aug. 31, 2017, as a participant for the 2017 USA Men's Junior National Team October Minicamp.
  • 2017 USA Basketball Men’s U16 National Team training camp participant.
  • Participated in the 2016 USA Basketball Junior National Team October minicamp.

Prep Honors

  • Competed in the 2017 Underclassman All-American Game, which features 20 nationally ranked athletes from the classes of 2019 and 2020.

Prep Notes

  • Attends Oskalooska High School (Iowa), where as a freshman in 2016-17 he helped lead his team to a 15-9 record and the sub-state championship game.
  • Played all 24 games and averaged 7.5 ppg., 5.8 rpg. and 3.6 bpg.
  • Competes in the summer for Pure Prep Academy.

Personal Notes

  • Born in his hometown of Oskaloosa, Iowa.
  • Son of Kristi and DaJuan Foster, has one sister, Dasia.
  • Nicknames are Xa and X.
  • Has a 7-foot-1 wingspan.

The Scoop

  • Started playing basketball: in the fourth grade.
  • Favorite 2016 U.S. Olympic Team athlete: Kyrie Irving.
  • Wants to study: pre-veterinarian science.
  • Favorite Twitter account: Pure Prep.
  • Favorite Superhero: Spider-Man.
  • Top five movies of all time: “Coach Carter,” “The Amazing Spider-Man,” “Finding Nemo,” “Friday and “Glory Road.”
  • Favorite app: NBA Live.
  • Favorite sport other than basketball: baseball.
  • Favorite class: science or math.
  • Favorite player of all time: Shaquille O’Neal.
  • Favorite Olympian: Michael Phelps.
  • Best player ever faced: Collin Sexton.
  • Last book read for pleasure: “Where the Sidewalk Ends” by Shel Silverstein.
  • Compares his game to: Giannis Antetokounmpo.
  • Enjoys: fishing and playing NBA 2K when away from the court.
  • Hidden talents: can do backflips off of things.
  • Travels to Mexico every summer.
  • Twitter: @XaMan_10
  • Instagram: @xaman_65
  • Snapchat: @xaman10foster

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