HBCU Athletes Invited to NBA Top 50 Summer League Camp


Here are some talented basketball players who attend HBCUs and were invited to play in the NBPA Top 50 Camp in Atlanta, GA. Congrats, gentlemen!


Prairie View A&M University
G Ja’Donta Blakely (6-0, 180, Lake Charles, La. / Southwest Christian College)
G Tevin Bellinger (6-0, 180, Hutto, Texas, Jacksonville College)

Mississippi Valley State University
G Isaac Williams (6-4, 181, Powder Springs, Ga. / Barton CC)
G Marcus Romain (6-2, 174, Brooklyn, N.Y. / East Los Angeles CC)

Arkansas-Pine Bluff
G/F Charles Jackson (6-5, 210, Jr., Cleveland, Miss. / Cleveland Eastside HS)
G Marcus Wallace (6-3, 180, Jr., Jackson, Miss. / Provine HS)

Alcorn State University
G A.J. Mosby (6-3, 160, Sr., Cartersville, Ga. / Cartersville HS)
F Reginal Johnson (6-5, 250, Sr., Monroe, La. / Richwood HS)

Grambling State University
G Shirmaine Thomas (6-2, 180, Homer, La. / Tennessee Tech)
C Jason Perry-Murray (6-9, 220, Harlem, N.Y. / Fisk University)

Alabama A&M University
G DeEderick Petty (5-10, 160, So., Bessemer, Ala. / Bessemer HS)
F Evan Wiley (6-6, 190, So., Huntsville, Ala. / Lee HS)

Jackson State University
G Paris Collins (6-4, 186, R-Sr., San Antonio, Texas / Warren HS)
F Darius Austin (6-6, 220, Sr., Centreville, Il. / UMKC)

Alabama State University
G/F Rodney Simeon 6-5, 215, Sr. / Miami, Fla. / Lawson State CC)
F Ed Jones (6-8, 200, Jr., Lairburn, Ga. / South Georgia Technical College)

Texas Southern University
G Damontrae Jefferson (5-7, 150, So. / Milwaukee, Wisc. / Believe Prep)
C Trayvon Reed (7-2, 230, R-Jr., Mobile, Ala / Life Center Academy)

Southern University
F Jared Sam (6-9, 210, Sr. / Baton Rouge, La. / Scotlandville HS)
G Eddie Reese (6-1, Jr. / Beverly Hills, MI / Northwest Kansas Technical College)

Cherie S. White
Cherie S. White
Cherie S. White is Director of Digital Strategy for the Tom Joyner Foundation, a writer and editor.

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