The 6-foot-4, 190-pound senior guard led the Panthers to a 7-4 record this past season. Keels averaged 28.7 points, 9.1 rebounds, 7.2 assists and 3.8 steals per game. A McDonald’s All-American Game invitee, he is ranked as the nation’s No. 19 recruit in the Class of 2021 by ESPN.com. The Washington Catholic Athletic Conference Player of the Year as a sophomore, Keels is a two-time First Team Washington Post All-Met selection. He concluded his prep basketball career with 1,803 points, 632 rebounds and 412 assists.
Keels has maintained a B-plus average in the classroom. He has signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball on scholarship at Duke University this fall.
Keels is a board member of Sharing Shoes, a non-profit organization that provides basketball shoes to children in need. He has volunteered locally as part of community beautification projects at St. Dominic’s Monastery in Linden, Va., and he has donated his time with both the Special Olympics and as a youth basketball coach.