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Justin Wesley biography

Date of birth : -
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Forth Worth, Texas
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-03-14
Credited as : College basketball player, forward for the Kansas Jayhawks, NCAA national championship

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Justin Wesley is an American college basketball forward who is now playing for the Kansas Jayhawks.

A walk-on transfer from Lamar who will sit out the 2010-11 season and be a redshirt sophomore in 2011-12... Will be able to practice with the Jayhawks this season and provide plenty of competition for the bigs... Younger brother of former Jayhawk great Keith Langford.

Freshman Season (2009-10 at Lamar): Played 23 games for Lamar with two starts... Averaged 9.9 minutes, 1.2 points and 1.3 rebounds per game for head coach Steve Roccaforte... Had a season-high in points and rebounds with eight points and eight rebounds against Lyon College... Scored in seven games for the Cardinals... Had four games of 20-plus minutes.

High School: Averaged nine points, 6.6 rebounds and 2.4 blocked shots his senior season at North Crowley High School in Fort Worth, Texas, for coach Tommy Brakel... Named the District 3-5A Defensive Player of the Year in 2009... Played in the DFW All-Star Game for the Tarrant County All-Stars in 2009 where he scored seven points and won the slam dunk contest... All-district selection as a sophomore and junior at Klein Collins H.S. in Klein, Texas... Named a Texas Scholar in high school.

Personal:

Full name is Justin Isiah Wesley... Born in Fort Worth, Texas... Mother is Charlene Taylor... Major is economics... Has two older brothers - Keith and Kevin Langford... Keith was a KU standout from 2002-05 where he was a member of two NCAA Final Four squads... Keith ranks seventh on the KU career scoring list with 1,812 points and was a member of the 2003 NCAA Final Four All-Tournament team... Wesley verbally committed to Kansas in 2001 when he was in the fourth grade when Keith came to KU... Kevin played at California and TCU... Both older brothers play professionally... Uncle, Charles Taylor, played college football at Rice before enjoying a successful NFL career with the Kansas City Chiefs and Denver Broncos.


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