High School: Played four years of varsity basketball at Sandalwood ... Team captain as a senior ... Also played club for the Dwight Howard Warriors ... Averaged 13.3 points and 12.2 rebounds as a senior.
Personal: The son of Brad and Mary Hayes ... Has an older brother, Michael ... Grew nine inches in three years during school ... Enjoys drawing ... Hopes to major in psychology ... Lists Dwight Howard as his favorite player and the Denver Nuggets his favorite team.