2015 - 2016 GATORADE
NATIONAL BOYS BASKETBALL
ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
JAYSON
TATUM
F
CHAMINADE COLLEGE PREPARATORY SCHOOL
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI
SENIOR
HEIGHT: 6-FOOT-9
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
29
POINTS PER GAME
9
REBOUNDS PER GAME

Athletic Excellence


The 6-foot-9, 205-pound senior wing has led the Red Devils to a 25-5 record and a berth in the Class 5 semifinals, scheduled for March 17. Tatum averaged 29 points and nine rebounds per game while shooting 61 percent from inside the arc and 86 percent fro

Academic Achievement


Tatum has maintained a B average in the classroom.

Exemplary Character


A student ambassador at his school, he has volunteered locally by cooking and serving food for the needy on behalf of the Father Dempsey Charities. Tatum has also donated his time as a guest speaker for at-risk youth in Ferguson and as a coach and instruc