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  Jason Carter

Jason  Carter

Player Profile

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Johnstown, Ohio

High School:
Johnstown-Monroe

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 224

Position:
F

Birthdate:
12/23/1997

Major:
Undecided

Prior to Ohio: Competed for Johnstown-Monroe High School under head coach Kevin Martin ... Averaged 20 points, 11 rebounds, four assists and three blocks per game as a senior in 2015-16 en route to earning Associated Press Division II First Team All-Ohio High School Athletic Association honors for the second year in a row ... Earned Associated Press Division II First Team All-Ohio High School Athletic Association honors as a junior in 2014-15, averaging 20.9 points, 11.3 rebounds, 2.2 blocks, 1.4 steals and 1.2 assists en route to leading the Johnnies to a 21-4 overall record, a Licking County League title and an OHSAA Division II Central District runner-up finish ... Also earned AP OHSAA First Team All-Division II Central District distinction and Central All-District Player of the Year honors as well as First Team All-Licking County League recognition and Co-Player of the Year laurels ... As a sophomore in 2013-14, Carter led Johnstown-Monroe to a 19-5 mark and a second-place finish in the Licking County League after averaging 15.6 points, 9.8 boards, 1.1 blocks, 1.0 steals and 1.1 assists ... Received AP OHSAA Division II Central District Honorable Mention and First Team All-Licking County League honors for his efforts ... Competed for several AAU programs, including Team Work under head coach Collin Barth, Nova Village under head coach Don Estas and Ohio Hawks under head coach Ed Muerer ... Earned Midwest Future Stars Showdown and Shootout U17 All-Tournament Team and Most Valuable Player honors for Team Work in 2015 ... Helped Team Work to a Final Four appearance at the Super Gold Showcase in Louisville, Ky., an Adidas Invitational title in Indianapolis and a Midwest Future Stars Showdown and Shootout crown in Columbus. As member of Nova Village in 2014, was part of a squad that took second place at the AAU National Tournament and captured the Buckeye Prep Invitational championship.

Personal: Born Dec. 23, 1997 ... Son of Jeff and Melinda and has a brother, Carson, and a sister, Michaela ... His great uncle, Joseph Carter, played for the men's basketball program at Ohio while his cousin, Dylan Evans, played football and another cousin, Nancy Evans, competed for the women's basketball program ... His father played basketball at Rio Grande from 1978-79 while his great uncle, Wayne Wiseman, also played basketball at Rio Grande from 1951-54 ... Undecided on a major.