2018-19 Men's Basketball Roster

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Appalachian State athletes pose for team pictures at the Holmes Convocation Center on Thursday, September 13, 2018 in Boone, North Carolina.

1 Justin Forrest

  • Position
    Guard
  • Height
    6-2
  • Weight
    195
  • Class
    Sophomore
  • Hometown
    Decatur, Ga.
  • High School
    Greenforest McCalep Christian Academy

Biography

2017-18 - FRESHMAN
» Played in all 33 games, making 27 starts.
» Led the team in steals with 42, while ranking second in scoring at 13.5 ppg.
» Reached double figures in 25 games, including two contests of 30 or more points.
» Tallied 36 points on 11-of-20 (55.0 percent) shooting from the field and a 7-of-12 (58.3 percent) mark from deep, four assists and two steals at James Madison on November 22.
» Poured in 32 points on 8-of-16 (50.0 percent) shooting against Iowa State on November 17. Joined Ronshad Shabazz (32) as the only pair of teammates in program history to each score 30 or more points in a game.
» Recorded a career-high 10 rebounds (9 defensive) versus UTEP on November 19.
» Had a career-high five assists twice and posted a career-high four steals at Hampton on December 20.
»Earned Co-Sun Belt Player of the Week honors for games played for the week of November 20 - November 26. In two games against James Madison and Davidson, averaged 26.0 points on 16-of-29 (55.2 percent) shooting and a 9-of-17 (52.9 percent) mark on three-pointers, 2.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.0 steals in 34.0 minutes. It also marked the first time a Mountaineer has won this award since the program joined the conference for the 2014-15 season.

HIGH SCHOOL
» Graduated from Greenforest McCalep Christian Academy in Decatur, Ga.
» Won two-straight Georgia High School Association Class A-Private Boys State Championships as a junior and a senior.
» Led his team to a state title in 2017, finishing with 36 points, two assists and two rebounds in an 81-57 win over Southwest Atlanta Christian.
» Named to the Class A-Private GHSA Boys All-State First Team.
» Over his junior and senior seasons, averaged 17.1 points, 3.5 assists and 2.0 steals per game, while shooting 44.0 percent from the field and 41.0 percent from beyond the arc.
» During that span, led his team to a 57-7 overall mark.
» Played AAU for his father, James, and Team Forrest.

PERSONAL
» Full names is Justin Maurice Forrest.
» Son of James and Sonia Forrest.
» Has two siblings, Jalen and Kiarah.
» Father, James, played for four seasons at Georgia Tech and made classic three-pointer to defeat USC in the Second Reound of the 1992 NCAA Tournament.
» Majoring in Communications, Electronic Media Broadcasting

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