Extremely athletic, really long player ... Has great rebounding and shot blocking abilities ... Developing his offensive game ... Has not played the game long ... Took up sport in high school ... Runs and jumps extremely well ... Needs to play with more of a base to better his game ... Junior College:Was astandout center for Coach Dan Anderson at Northeast (Neb.) Community College ... A preseason Junior College All-American as selected by Basketball Times ... Recorded averaged of 9.7 pointsand 9.0 rebounds as a sophomore ... Helped lead the team to an 18-13 overall record and an appearance in the NJCAA Region IX Tournament as a freshman, averaging 10 points, nine rebounds and seven blocks per game ... Earned the Top Academic Freshman award and was named all-conference and an Omaha World Herald Honorable Mention recipient ... Prep: Attended C.I. Gibson High School in Nassau and played for coach Kevin Johnson ... Lettered in track and field as well, as he was a national high jump champion ... Personal: Majoring in biological sciences.