Northern Oklahoma College: Helped lead the Jets to a 45-20 record in his two-year junior college career ... Played 29 games as a freshman (2011-12), averaging 7.5 points per game and nearly doubled that as a sophomore (2012-13) ... Averaged 13.1 points and 6.5 boards per contest in earning first team all-region honors as a sophomore ... Hit better than 42 percent of his shots from the field as a sophomore and better than 36 percent of his three-point tries in each of his two seasons ... Scored in double-figures 22 times as a sophomore, including a season-high 30-point outburst in a win over Seminole State College and a 27-point night in a win over Eastern Oklahoma State.
High School: Attended Manhattan High School in Manhattan, Kansas for head coach Tim Brooks, starting in both his junior and senior years ... Was a KBCA All-State selection in 2011 and an honorable mention All-State selection by the Wichita Eagle his senior year ... Named a Topeka Capital-JournalFirst-Team All-Centennial League.
Personal: Son of Tim and Lisa Brooks ... father played basketball at Saint Mary's of the Plains College ... majoring in kinesiology.