Accepted an invitation to the 2017 USA Men's U19 World Cup Team training camp.
Gold Medals: 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championship.
Announced as participating in the 2016 USA Basketball Men's Junior National Team October minicamp on Sept. 22, 2016.
Member of the 2016 USA Men's U18 National Team that won a gold medal with a 5-0 record at the 2016 FIBA Americas U18 Championship from July 19-23 in Valdivia, Chile; the top four finish qualified the USA for the 2017 FIBA U19 World Championship.
Signed a National Letter of Intent to attend and compete for the University of Oklahoma.
High School Honors
2016 USA Today All-USA Oklahoma Player of the Year and All-Oklahoma first team.
2016 Gatorade Oklahoma Boys Basketball Player of the Year.
2016 MaxPreps Junior All-America second team.
2016 Oklahoma Player of the Year.
2015 Oklahoma Sophomore of the Year.
2015 conference Offensive Player of the Year.
High School Notes
Attends Norman North High School (Okla.), where he has amassed 2,445 points, 268 rebounds, 365 assists and 225 steals in his three-year prep career.
Averaged 34.2 ppg., 4.6 rpg. and 4.6 apg. in leading his team to a 24-4 record, the regional title and the 2016 Oklahoma Class 6A championship game.
As a sophomore in 2014-15, averged 25.0 ppg.,4.0 rpg. and 5.0 apg. as Norman North captured the 2015 area championship.
Son of Candice and Rayford Young; has a younger brother, Timothy, and two younger sisters, Caitlyn and Camryn.
Born Rayford Trae Young in Lubbock, Texas, and goes by his middle name.
Scored a 29 on the ACT.
Father played basketball at Texas Tech and professionally in Europe.
Volunteers locally as a youth basketball coach.
Started playing basketball when he was 3.
Favorite USA Men’s National Team player: Stephen Curry.
Undecided on what he plans on studying in college.
Favorite Twitter account: NBADraft.net.
Favorite superhero: Superman.
Favorite movies: “Superman,” “The Wood,” “X-Men,” “Love & Basketball” and “He Got Game.”
Favorite App: Twitter.
Favorite sport aside from basketball: football.
Favorite class: English.
Favorite basketball player of all time: Steve Nash.
Best player ever faced: Michael Porter.
Last book read for pleasure: “Divergent” by Veronica Roth.
Would compare his game to: Stephen Curry and Steve Nash.
Enjoys: hanging out and playing with his little brother.
Has traveled outside the United States to: France and Portugal.
Additional quotes from USA U19 World Cup head coach Suzie McConnell-Serio, Bella Alarie, Tyasha Harris, Ruthy Hebard and Christyn Williams following the USA's 104-46 round of 16 victory over Puerto Rico.