Fred Wright-Jones 14
Fred  Wright-Jones

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Detroit, Mich.

High School:
East English Village Prep

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 170

Position:
G


02/01/2017

Scholar Stories: Golden Path Ahead for Wright-Jones

Golden Path Ahead for Men's Hoops Guard Wright-Jones

CAREER GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS

Sophomore (2016-17)
• Officially added to the U-M roster as a walk-on
• Played in 12 games for the Wolverines
• Scored his first career points on a three-pointer in a win over Maryland Eastern Shore (Dec. 17)
• Hit two free throws in a home win over Michigan State (Feb. 7)
• Pulled down a rebound in three minutes in a win over Central Arkansas (Dec. 13)

Freshman (2015-16)
• Officially added to the U-M roster as a walk-on
• Played in seven games for the Wolverines
• Pulled down a rebound in three minutes in a win over Central Arkansas (Dec. 13)

Prep Career
• Played at Detroit East English Village Prep under coach Juan Rickman
• 3x team captain (2013, '14, '15) and Defensive Player of the Year (2015)
• 2x National Honors Society President (2014, '15)
• As a senior, average 10.0 points, 4.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 3.0 steals, while leading the Bulldogs to a 19-4 record and the Detroit Public School League East Division title
• In 2015 postseason led East Village to Class A District 22 championship with a 67-52 win over Detroit Southeastern before falling, 65-55, to Detroit Western International in Class A Regional 4 semifinal
• Guided East Village to tournament titles at Horatio Williams, Floyd Mayweather, and the Detroit PSL Holiday Hoops Classic
• Invited to Michigan Elite 25 Camp (2015)
• All-City Baseball, shortstop (2015)

Personal
• Given name is Fred Lee Wright-Jones III
• Son of Fred Jones Jr. and Jennifer Jones
• Born on Dec. 24 in 1996 in Detroit, Mich.
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, undecided major

Personal Notes
• Right-Handed
• First generation college student
• Recipient of the Gates Millennium Scholarship, which covers his education through to a Ph.D. program

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