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Christian Garrett - Men's Basketball - Kansas Jayhawks

Christian Garrett

Position Guard
Height 6'4''
Weight 185 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Los Angeles, Calif.
High School Campbell Hall School

Overview: A walk-on who joined the KU team in the spring 2010 semester… Will add depth to the guard position… Is quick, has great length and can play both the point guard and No. 2 guard spots.

Europe 2012: Played in the final two contests against AMW France on KU’s Europe trip to Switzerland and Paris in August 2012… Scored two points on two free throws in the final game of the trip… Also had one rebound and one steal in the second game versus AMW France.

Freshman Season (2011-12): Played in seven games, averaging 2.1 minutes and 0.3 rebounds per game… Played a career-high five minutes versus Howard (12/29).

High School: Played at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., in fall of 2010 before coming to Kansas… Averaged 14.0 points, 7.0 assists and 6.3 rebounds for coach Loren Jackson at IMG Academy… Spent his sophomore year at Campbell Hall High School in North Hollywood, Calif., his junior season at Stone Ridge Prep in Tarzana, Calif., and finished his high school career at IMG Academy… Played for Belmont Shore AAU, which was the AAU program current Jayhawk Jeff Withey played for as well… Qualified for numerous AAU all-star teams during the summer of 2010 – Top 50 at the Pangos All-American Camp; Top 40 game for the Pangos All-American LIVE; Top 25 pick on the Fullcourt Press All-West Camp.

Off the Court: Full name is Christian Abraham Garrett… Parents are Cynthia Garrett and Roger Charles… Majoring in sport management… His mother is an actress and writer based in Los Angeles… Great uncle, Bill Garrett, played basketball collegiately at Indiana from 1949-51… Has two cousins who played professional sports as well — Mike Garrett, who played football at USC and in the NFL for the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Diego Chargers and former New York Yankee great Chris Chambliss.

Career Honors: 2011-12: Athletic Director and Big 12 Commissioner honor rolls (spring 2012)… Athletic Director and Big 12 Commissioner honor rolls (fall 2011). 2010-11: Athletic Director and Big 12 Commissioner honor rolls (spring 2011).

The best thing about KU: The community

My favorite place to eat in Lawrence: Dempsey’s

My favorite app: Blue Center Bible

Funniest teammate: Justin Wesley

Best dressed teammate: Elijah Johnson

My best friend who plays at another school: Amir Garrett

My favorite quote: “What is impossible with man is possible with God”

My role models: Jesus Christ

Favorite place you visited on Europe 2012 trip: Paris

Favorite food you ate on Europe 2012 trip: Crepes