|Position Point guard|
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Height 1.93 m
Parents A. J. English
Listed weight 182 lb (83 kg)
Weight 86 kg
Pro career 2016
|League Basketball BundesligaBasketball Champions League|
Born July 10, 1992 (age 28) Wilmington, Delaware (1992-07-10)
High school Appoquinimink (Middletown, Delaware)St. Thomas More (Magnolia, Delaware)
Current team Iona Gaels men's basketball (#5 / Guard)
College Iona Gaels men's basketball (2012–2016)
Albert Jay "A. J." English III (born July 10, 1992) is an American basketball player who currently plays for the German team Fraport Skyliners.
AJ English @ 2016 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament (PIT)
High school career
The Delaware native played for Appoquinimink High School in Middletown, Delaware, leading the Jaguars to 12-9 (7-5) and 15-5 (12-2) records in his junior and season seniors, respectively. English then played for St. Thomas More Preparatory, averaging nearly 18 points per game in his post-graduate season with the Chancellors, earning All-New England Prep School Athletic Conference Second Team.
English committed to Iona College on April 24, 2012.
English appeared in 17 games as a freshman (six starts) and averaged 7.0 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 1.3 assists in 21.8 minutes per game. Before suffering a season-ending wrist injury, English was named MAAC Rookie of the Week three times.
English surpassed 2,000 points for his career in his last collegiate game, a 94–81 loss to Iowa State in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament.
After finishing his senior season, he led the MAAC in several statistical categories, including Points per game and Assists per game. He went undrafted in the 2016 NBA Draft but was named by Sports Illustrated as one of the 10 best players to not be drafted. He accepted an invitation to play for the Golden State Warriors in the upcoming summer league.
On July 20, 2016, English signed with the Italian team Enel Brindisi. On December 17, 2016, English signed with the German team Fraport Skyliners.
English is the son of former NBA player A. J. English.