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A.J. John
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A.J. John

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Santa Rosa, Calif.

High School:
Maria Carrillo HS

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 215

Position:
F

Experience:
HS

11/07/2014

Men's Basketball 2014-15 Season Outlook

The Waves begin the season at home in one week (vs. Fresno State on Nov. 14).

07/17/2014

Meet A.J. John

12/20/2014

Men's Basketball vs. Richmond (12/20/2014)

Steven Ryan's photos of the Waves' 65-63 loss to Richmond at Madison Square Garden in the Gotham Classic.

11/18/2014

Men's Basketball vs. Cal Lutheran (11/17/2014)

Ron Hall's photos of the Waves' 76-61 win over Cal Lutheran in Firestone Fieldhouse.

11/14/2014

Men's Basketball vs. Fresno State (11/14/2014)

Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 89-74 season-opening win over Fresno State.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Maria Carrillo High School, located in Santa Rosa, Calif., in 2014 ... Made the All-North Bay League second team as a senior and honorable mention as a junior ... Averaged 15 points and eight rebounds as a senior ... Averaged 10 points and seven rebounds and led the team in scoring, rebounding, blocks and steals as a junior ... Played three years on the varsity ... Graduated summa cum laude.

CLUB: Played with the Oakland Soldiers and 707's Finest.

PERSONAL: Born in Petaluma, Calif. ... Son of Avelon John and Paula Price ... Has three siblings: Cierra, Daniel and Mykhail ... Plans on majoring in sports medicine ... Chose Pepperdine because "it was the best environment for me to be challenged, learn, be part of a family, be supported, have fun, get an excellent education and spend four years of my life at."

FAVORITES: Sports hero is Muhammad Ali ... Favorites include LeBron James and Kawhi Leonard (pro basketball players), Team USA (basketball team), Sacred Hoops (book), Django Unchained, Avengers and The Dark Knight (movies), The Boondocks (TV show), Drake (musical artist) and ping pong (sport other than basketball) ... Favorite thing about basketball is "the satisfaction of working as hard as you can to achieve a common goal with your teammates and every small victory along the way."

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