De'Aaron Fox

De'Aaron Fox
No. 0 Kentucky Wildcats
Position Point guard
League Southeastern Conference
Personal information
Born (1997-12-20) December 20, 1997
New Orleans, Louisiana
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 187 lb (85 kg)
Career information
High school Cypress Lakes (Cypress, Texas)
College Kentucky (2016–present)
Career highlights and awards

De'Aaron Fox (born December 20, 1997) is an American College basketball player For the Kentucky Wildcats. Fox was the sixth ranked player in the 2016 college recruiting class.[1]

High School

He committed to Kentucky on November 12, live on ESPNU.[2] He chose Kentucky over Kansas, Louisville, and LSU. Fox attended Cypress Lakes High School in Katy, Texas. Fox averaged 23.8 points per game his senior year in 20 games.[3] Fox participated in McDonald's All-American, Jordan Brand Classic, and Nike Hoop Summit Games.

He was the nation's consensus top point guard, was ranked the consensus No. 3 overall player by the four main recruiting services Rivals, ESPN, Scout, and 24/7 Sports.[4]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
De'Aaron Fox
Katy, Texas Cypress Lakes 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Nov 12, 2015 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports:5/5 stars    ESPN:5/5 stars
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.


College career

Fox in Kentucky's 2016 Blue-White scrimmage

On November 12, 2015 Fox Committed to the University of Kentucky to play college basketball for Head Coach John Calipari.


Wikimedia Commons has media related to De'Aaron Fox.
  1. "De'Aaron Fox". ESPN. ESPN. Retrieved 25 April 2016.
  2. "Point guard De'Aaron Fox, No. 7 in ESPN 100, chooses Kentucky". 2015-11-12. Retrieved 2015-11-12.
  3. "De'aaron Fox". 247 Sports. 247 Sports. Retrieved 25 April 2016.
  4. "Kentucky Men's Basketball Signs Six in Fall Signing Period". University of Kentucky. 2014-11-19. Retrieved 2015-11-19.
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