Cam Reddish: Background
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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!)
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.
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
In 2018 Reddish was named Mr. Pennsylvania 2018 after his senior season, joining recent recipients Lonnie Walker, Tony Carr and Derrick Jones Jr.
“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.’”