AJ Cephas
AJ  Cephas

RS Freshman

Antioch, Calif.

High School:
Deer Valley HS




Meet the Pack: AJ Cephas

The 6-0 forward is a native of Antioch, Calif.

FRESHMAN (2014-15) -- Redshirt year

HIGH SCHOOL -- Played at Deer Valley High School in Antioch, Calif. ... team captured three league titles and California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) North Coast Section D1 championship in 2014 ... Deer Valley also reached the regional semifinals of the CIF D1 State Girls Basketball Championship ... named first team all-league following her senior season, second team all-league as a junior and honorable mention as a sophomore ... finished second in her league in blocks as a senior ... posted career-high numbers in a slew of categories during her senior season at Deer Valley, Cephas shot 49 percent from the field, en route to scoring a total of 222 points for the year ... collected 236 rebounds (9.1 rpg), 33 assists (1.3 apg), 101 steals (3.9 spg) and 116 blocks (4.5 bpg) ... four-year letterwinner in basketball

PERSONAL -- Daughter of Harold and Martha Cephas ... born May 25 ... has two brothers, Vincent and Xavier ... real name is Alejandra, goes by the nickname AJ ... undecided on a major ... father Harold played football at Arizona State, Uncle Ben Marin competed in track at Arizona State, cousin Jessica Vargas played basketball at Loyola Marymount, Uncle Tom Marin competed in track at Northern Arizona ... chose Nevada because of the nice campus, good coaches and good education ... also recruited by UC Riverside, Delaware State, Weber State, West Point, Sacramento State and Cal Poly Pomona ... enjoys playing basketball and hanging out with friends in her spare time, works at a daycare and volunteers at Kaiser Permanente ... the most memorable game of her career is defeating the No. 1 seed Monte Vista in the NCS semifinals ... played AAU ball for the Stockton Mustangs

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