Kansas Jayhawks

Christian Braun

Position Guard
Height 6'6"
Weight 205 lbs
Class Freshman
Hometown Burlington, Kan.
High School Blue Valley Northwest

A multipurpose player who can handle the ball and has great range … Comes from an athletic family as his mother, father, aunt and uncle all played NCAA Division I basketball and his brother is a forward at Missouri … Won three-straight state titles in high school … One of three Gatorade Players of the Year on the KU roster, along with Issac McBride and Marcus Garrett.

Earned 2018-19 Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Kansas … A two-time all-state selection … Concluded his high school career with 1,074 points … Was a member of three straight Kansas 6A state championship teams while at Blue Valley Northwest his sophomore, junior and senior seasons … Averaged 27.8 points, 9.3 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 21.8 steals in going 27-2 his senior year … Was the MVP of the 2019 state tournament … Averaged 14.2 points, 5.3 rebounds and 3.1 assists his junior season … Played AAU basketball for MOKAN Elite.

Full name is Christian Nicholas Braun … Born in Burlington, Kan. … Parents are Lisa and Donny Braun … Has two brothers, Parker and Landon … Brother Parker plays basketball at Missouri … Father was a former walk-on at Kansas and later transferred to Saint Louis … Mother, formerly Lisa Sandbothe,  was a three-time All-Big Eight Conference selection while at Missouri from 1987-91 … His uncle, Mike Sandbothe, played at Missouri from 1986-89, as did his aunt, Lori Sandbothe from 1988-90 … Enjoys playing golf and video games … Sport management major.