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Attended El Dorado High School in El Dorado, Arkansas … led the Wildcats to a 28-5 record and a trip to the 6A State Title game as a senior … ranked as the top player in the state of Arkansas and the No. 11 power forward in the 2017 class by 247Sports.com … rated as a four-star player by ESPN, 247Sports.com, Rivals.com, Scout.com, and Future150.com … a consensus top 50 player, rated as high as No. 33 in the 2017 class by Rivals.com … averaged 17.4 points, 16 rebounds, 7.7 blocks, 2.5 steals and 1.4 assists per game as a senior … tallied 11 triple-doubles and 18 double-doubles in his final year at El Dorado … scored in double figures in 31 of 33 games, including nine 20-point games and two games of 30 points or more … had 10-plus blocks in 11 games … pulled down 10-plus rebounds in 31 games, including seven games of 20 or more boards and one 30-rebound performance.
Born on Oct. 1, 1998 … son of Wayne Gafford and Teresa Frazier … has four siblings … majoring in sport management.