Men's Basketball



D.J. Fenner
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D.J. Fenner

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Seattle, Wash.

High School:
Seattle Prep

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 205

Position:
Guard

Experience:
1L

Nevada
Comes to Nevada after being named the Seattle Times Washington Player of the Year ... Expected to be a key contributor in his first season in the program ... At 6-6 gives size to the shooting guard position for the Wolf Pack.

High School
Lettered four years in basketball at Seattle Prep for coach Mike Kelly ... Named the Seattle Times Washington Player of the Year after averaging 27.3 points per game as a senior ... Scored fewer than 20 points only three times during his senior season, over 30 points nine times and twice scored 40 points ... Ended his prep career with 1,795 points which is second on school history ... First-team all-metro, Metro League MVP and first-team all-state as a senior ... Led Seattle Prep to a runner-up finish in the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association 3A State tournament his junior year ... Averaged 18.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game for a Panther squad that went 24-6 junior season ... In the state title game his junior season, he scored a team-high 26 points making seven-of-14 shots including two-of-three from behind the arc and five-of-six free throw attempts ... First-team all-state selection and second-team All-Metro league pick as a junior ... Freshman season he earned first-team All-Metro league honors after averaging 17 points per game ... Sophomore year played his prep basketball at Gonzaga College High School in Washington, D.C. ... President of Black Student Union ... Twice lettered in track & field.

Personal
Undecided on major ... Son of Carolyn Fenner and Derrick Fenner Sr. ... Pianist for four years and played guard for one ... Filmaker having directed and edited many short fils including a 20 minute documentary Beyond the Court which represents how student-athletes are more than just athletes ... Chose Nevada over Gonzaga, Washington State, Utah and Oregon ... Father attended North Carolina and played nine seasons in the NFL for Seattle, Cincinnati and Oakland ... Career highlight was leading Seattle Prep to an upset victory over #5 nationally ranked Rainer Beach after trailing by 13 points in the fourth quarter and he scored 16 of the Panthers 18 points in the fourth quarter comeback.

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