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Position
Forward
Height
6'10
Weight
230
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Jackson, Miss.
High School
Southern California Academy
Experience
HS

The son of a Southeastern Conference player, a four-star recruit, joins the Tigers for the 2022-23 season as a freshman.

PRIOR TO LSU
Played at Southern California Academy under head coach Julius Von Hanzlik … Combo forward was ranked No. 45 overall in the recruiting rankings and the seventh-best power forward in the nation via On3 … He was a member of the ESPN100 and also rated four-star by Rivals.com and 247sports.com … College interest for the Class of 2022 rose after his play in the NIKE Peach Jam of 2021 where he averaged 12.5 points for ProSkills … Reed played for Oak Hill Academy in Virginia before transferring to the Santa Clarita California school.

PERSONAL
Birthdate is Feb. 24, 2003 in Jackson, Mississippi … Right handed … Nickname is JReed … Honor Roll student at Southern California Academy … Mom is Falena Hughes and father is Justin Reed … Father was an All-America at Ole Miss and the SEC Freshman of the Year in 2001 … Reed was an All-SEC selection in each of his four years at Ole Miss, guiding the Rebels through two NCAA Tournament wins en route to a first ever “Sweet Sixteen” appearance for the program … Likes to play video games and listen to music to relax … Favorite food is shrimp alfredo … Favorite celebrity is Kevin Hart … Favorite pro basketball player Michael Jordan … Errol Spence is his favorite pro athlete other than pro basketball … Superstition is to not leave the gym on a miss.

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