2021 - 2022 LOUISIANA
BOYS BASKETBALL
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
SOLOMON
WASHINGTON
FORWARD
GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER COLLEGIATE ACADEMY
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA
SENIOR
HEIGHT: 6-FOOT-7
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
14.9
POINTS PER GAME (AVERAGE)
10.9
REBOUNDS PER GAME (AVERAGE)
2.3
STEALS PER GAME (AVERAGE)
2.8
ASSISTS PER GAME (AVERAGE)
“Solomon is a man-child—no one stopped him this year. He can defend and score in various ways. He’s super athletic and kills on the offensive and defensive boards. He’s a freak athlete.”
Carlos Sample
Head Coach - head coach of Scotlandville High

Athletic Excellence


The 6-foot-7, 215-pound senior forward had led the Rams to a 32-5 record and a berth in the Class 4A state final at the time of his selection. Washington averaged 14.9 points, 10.9 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 2.5 blocks and 2.3 steals per game through 37 games. Entering the title game, he’d recorded 22 double-doubles along with a triple-double of 11 points, 10 rebounds and 12 blocks in a 71-42 win over Landry-Walker High in the state quarterfinals. A two-time First Team All-State selection, he had 1,628 points and 1,415 rebounds in his prep basketball career with one game to play.

Academic Achievement


Washington has maintained a 3.05 GPA in the classroom. He has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball on scholarship at Texas A&M University this fall.

Exemplary Character


Washington has volunteered locally with Thrive New Orleans and as a youth camp counselor.