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Walker Kessler

  • As of Feb. 7, 2020

USA Basketball Notes

  • Named to the USA Nike Hoop Summit Team on Feb. 7, 2020, however, the event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Was not able to attend the 2019 USA Basketball Men's Junior National Team October minicamp after being announced as a participant.
  • Took part in the 2019 USA Basketball Men's Junior National Team July minicamp.
  • Named a finalist for the 2019 USA Men's U19 World Cup Team on June 18.
  • Participated in the 2019 USA Men's Junior National Team Next Generation minicamp at the NCAA Men's Final Four.

College Notes

  • Signed a National Letter of Intent with the University of North Carolina, along with 2020 USA Nike Hoop Summit teammates Caleb Love, and Day’Ron Sharpe.

ESPN Rankings

  • Ranked No. 15 in the ESPN class of 2020 rankings.

High School Honors

  • 2020 McDonald’s All-American.
  • 2020 Naismith Boys High School Midseason Team.
  • 2019 USA Today All-Georgia first team.
  • 2019 4A All-State first team.

High School Notes

  • Is a senior at Woodward Academy in College Park, Georgia, in 2019-20.
  • As a junior at Woodward in 2018-19, averaged 21.0 ppg., 11.9 rpg. and 6.4 bpg. to help his team reach the Class 4A semifinals; shot 33.0% from 3-point (30-of-91).
  • Was a sophomore at Woodward in 2017-18 and helped his team to a 20-10 record.

Personal Notes

  • Instagram: kidkessler
  • Father, Chad, late uncle, Alec, and brother, Houston, all played basketball at the University of Georgia. Late uncle, Alec, was a first-round draft pick who played with the Miami Heat from 1990-1994.

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