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Collin Sexton

As of April 11, 2017.

USA Basketball Notes

  • 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.

College Notes

  • 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.

Personal Notes

  • 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.

Inside Scoop

  • 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.
  • Does not have any social media accounts.

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