6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
| Southeastern Conference|
August 8, 1996 (age 20)
Hopkins, South Carolina (1996-08-08)
South Carolina (2014–present)
Heathwood Hall Episcopal School
South Carolina Gamecocks Women's Basketball Team (#22 / Guard, Forward)
Eva Rakes Wilson, Roscoe C. Wilson Jr.
Naismith Girl's High School Player of the Year
Dawn Staley, Tiffany Mitchell, Diamond DeShields
A'ja Wilson (born August 8, 1996) is a women's college basketball player who currently plays for the University of South Carolina. She was the number 1 ESPN HoopGurlz Top 100 prospect in 2014. Wilson has had her share of success, both at the high school level and the collegiate level.
Wilson was born to Roscoe and Eva Wilson. Her father played basketball professionally in Europe for 10 seasons. She graduated from the Heathwood Hall high school in 2014. She chose to continue her education at the University of South Carolina, majoring in Psychology. She represented the Gamecocks as a forward in basketball. She is currently still enrolled at the University of South Carolina and looks to build off of her tremendous freshmen year.
Throughout Wilson's high school career she played a total of 119 games. She averaged 24.7 points, 13.9 rebounds, and 4.3 blocks a game throughout her high school career. She was number 22 and played as a forward. Wilson led Heathwood Hall to the 2014 state championship as a senior, erasing the bad taste of a state runner-up her junior year.
Wilson played in 37 games her freshmen year, leading to 4 single game freshmen records in the SEC and 3 single season freshmen records in the SEC
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