The four-star center, from Miami Beach Senior High School, chose UCONN over Miami, NC State and Georgia.
UCONN head coach Kevin Ollie has started his new 2017 roster but his 2016 roster is already looking promising. ESPN reported for UCONN, “Incoming players in the ’16 class include ESPN 100 players in point guard Alterique Gilbert (No. 28), power forward Juwan Durham (No. 38), sharpshooter Vance Jackson (No. 76) and power forward Mamadou Diarra (No. 92)”.