Men's Basketball

D.J.Wagner

  • position Guard
  • height 6-4
  • Weight 192
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Camden, N.J.

HIGH SCHOOL
Rated as high as No. 4 by both ESPN and 247Sports … McDonald’s All-American Game MVP … Gatorade New Jersey Player of the Year for three straight seasons … Member of USA Men’s Nike Hoop Summit team … 2023 Iverson Classic Co-MVP … Iverson Classic 3-point Champion … Iverson Classic National High School Player of the Year … Stephen Jackson Community Leadership Award winner … NJ.com First-Team All-State … Averaged 19.6 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 3.1 steals per contest as a junior, helping Camden to the NJSIAA Group 2 state championship.

PERSONAL
Born May 4 in Camden, New Jersey … Parents are Syreeta Brittingham and Dajuan Wagner … Father played college basketball at Memphis for John Calipari and was drafted sixth overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2002 … Grandfather is Milt Wagner who won a national championship at Louisville in 1986 and was a second round pick by the Dallas Mavericks in 1986 … Siblings are Dayonni Wagner and Kareem Watkins … Lists his parents as his life’s greatest influences … Favorite movie is Paid in Full … Plays video games and watches movies in his free time … Dunked for the first time in eighth grade … Lists teleportation and invisibility as two superpowers he wishes he had … Off the court talent is drawing … Tyler Ulis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist are his favorite former Wildcats.

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