2021 - 2022 NEW JERSEY
BOYS BASKETBALL
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
D.J.
WAGNER
GUARD
CAMDEN HS
CAMDEN, NEW JERSEY
JUNIOR
HEIGHT: 6-FOOT-3
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
19.6
POINTS PER GAME (AVERAGE)
4.3
REBOUNDS PER GAME (AVERAGE)
3.1
STEALS PER GAME (AVERAGE)
3.3
ASSISTS PER GAME (AVERAGE)
“Wagner is exciting in the open court and loves to attack and put pressure on the defense in transition. He penetrates to the basket at will with a clever handle, and he combines a sharp pull-up jumper with a much improved three-point shot.”
Paul Biancardi
ESPN Basketball

Athletic Excellence


The 6-foot-3, 165-pound junior guard had led the Panthers to a 29-2 record, a No. 5 national ranking by MaxPreps and a berth in the Group 2 state finals at the time of his selection. The state’s returning Gatorade Boys Basketball Player of the Year, Wagner averaged 19.6 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 3.1 steals through 31 games. The NJ.com Player of the Year, he was MaxPreps National Sophomore of the Year and is ranked as the nation’s No. 1 prospect in the Class of 2023 by ESPN.

Academic Achievement


Wagner has maintained a 3.74 GPA in the classroom. He will begin his senior year of high school this fall.

Exemplary Character


Wagner has volunteered locally on behalf of toy and clothing donation drives.