Cam Reddish: Background

Background bullet points:

  • Full Name: Cameron Elijah Reddish

  • Date of Birth: September 1, 1999

  • Hometown: Norristown, Pennsylvanie

    • JUST LIKE: Geno Auriemma (coach), Peter Boyle (actor), Mike Piazza (baseball player)

  • High School: Westtown School, West Chester, PA

    • JUST LIKE: Mo Bamba, Daniel Ochefu, Richard T. James (invented the Slinky!)

  • Titletown

    • After his freshman season Reddish transferred to Westtown School, and along with Mo Bamba led the team to two consecutive state titles.

    • Cam Reddish joins his fellow Duke freshman as being dominant in high school. Between Zion Williamson, R.J. Barrett and Reddish they won five state titles and one national championship.

  • National Pride

    • Cam Reddish barely missed out on representing Team USA as a teenager. In 2015 he was the final cut from the Men’s U16 National Team; in 2016 he was in line to make the U17 team before tearing his groin less than 24 hours before the finalized roster was to be announced.

    • In 2017 he made the U19 team and was a key part of their World Cup squad

  • Mr. Pennsylvania

    • In 2018 Reddish was named Mr. Pennsylvania 2018 after his senior season, joining recent recipients Lonnie Walker, Tony Carr and Derrick Jones Jr.

  • Why Duke?

    • “A lot of the other schools kind of just [said], ‘You’re so great, we would love you to come here,’ where Duke was like, ‘We love you, but in order for you to get better...you have to do this and this and this.’”