Played 23 minutes and scored seven points, with a team-best eight assists and four steals in the 2017 Nike Hoop Summit.
Named to 2017 USA Junior National Select Team that will play in the 20th annual Nike Hoop Summit on Feb. 28, 2017.
Won a gold medal with the 2016 USA Men’s U17 World Championshiop Team at the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championship in Zaragoza, Spain.
Named FIBA U17 World Championship MVP and to All-Tournament Team after he paced USA with 17 ppg., 4.16 apg. and 4.0 rpg. off the bench; scored 16 points and added eight assists in gold medal win over Turkey.
Participated in the 2016 USA Men's Junior National Team October minicamp.
Signed National Letter of Intent to attend and play for the University of Alabama on Nov. 10, 2016.
High School Honors
2017 McDonald’s All-American; scored eight points, had seven assists and four steals; also took home 2017 Powerade Jam Fest Slam Dunk Contest honors.
2017 Naismith Trophy High School All-America second team.
2017 USA Today All-USA Boys Basketball second team.
2017 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Class 7A Player of the Year, first team.
2017 Atlanta Journal-Constitution All-Metro Cobb County Player of the Year, first team.
2016 Atlanta Journal-Constitution All-State Class 6A first team.
2016 Atlanta Journal-Constitution All-Cobb County Player of the Year and All-Cobb County first team.
High School Notes
Ranked as the No. 10 overall prospect in the 2017 ESPN 100 recruiting rankings.
Attends Pebblebrook H.S. (Ga.), where helped the Falcons to the 2017 Georgia Class 6A state quarterfinals and a 21-8 record; averaged 32.6 ppg., 6.3 rpg., 2.7 spg. and 2.5 apg.
Transferred to Pebblebrook prior to his junior year and helped the Falcons to a 2016 Georgia Region 3-6A title and the 2016 Georgia Class 6A state championship game; averaged 28.3 ppg., 7.4 rpg. and 2.9 apg.
Attended Hillgrove High School as a sophomore in 2014-15 and helped lead his team to the state championship semifinals.
Competes in the summer for Southern Stampede (Ga.) in the EYBL.
Named to All-EYBL second team after averaging a circuit-best 31.7 ppg. and 5.6 rpg.
Posted 30-or-more points in 12-of-16 EYBL games for Southern Stampede in 2016, including a high of 44 against Georgia Stars on May 29, 2016.
Son of Darnell and Gia Sexton; has one older brother, Jordan, and one older sister, Giauna.
Born in his hometown of Marietta, Georgia.
Nickname is “Young Bull.”
Boasts a 3.7 GPA.
Started playing basketball when he was 3.
Plans on studying business in college.
Favorite superhero: Superman.
Favorite movies: “He Got Game,” “Friday” and “Blindside.”
Has a pet
Favorite App: Kicks on Fire.
Favorite sport aside from basketball: track and field.
Favorite class: math.
Favorite basketball player of all time: Kobe Bryant.
Favorite Olympian: LeBron James.
Best player ever faced: Malik Beasley
Would compare his game to: James Harden and Russell Westbrook.