Owls spend time at KIPP Liberation College Prep
Football letterman Bobby Dixon, MJLM LLP to underwrite program
Members of the Rice men's and women's basketball team visited KIPP Liberation College Prep.
Members of the Rice men's and women's basketball teams visited with students at KIPP Liberation College Prep.
Images from the Owls' 83-49, season-opening win over New Orleans
Images of Rice student-athlete J.R. Reynolds
Played in 15 games during rookie season ... first action in a Conference USA game came in the Owls' road victory at Tulane ... equaled what was then a season high with three minutes of action against UTEP when he was used primarily for his defensive ability ... saw eight minutes of action and grabbed two rebounds in game at UAB ... scored first career points and played a season-high 12 minutes in the Owls' victory over Memphis ... played in nine games during league play plus saw action against Tulsa in the quarterfinals of the Conference USA Championship ... ended the year having played in 10 of the Owls' last 11 games ... sang the National Anthem at a women's game early in the season.
Whitney Young High School
Averaged 10 points, five rebounds, three assists, one block and 0.8 steals per game as a senior ... member of Whitney Young High School team which lost in the finals of the Illinois Class 4A State Championship senior year ... team won the Red-West Conference championship ... the Dolphins posted a 23-6 record and were ranked among the top 10 teams in the nation for most of the 2009-10 season ... scored 25 points, going 6-for-8 from three-point range in a game against Al Raby High School ... a four-year honor roll student who was a member of National Honor Society ... had the highest GPA on Whitney Young's basketball team and was a Principal Scholar all four years of high school ... a member of the school's concert choir and gospel choir who was a state finalist in the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) vocal competition.
As a junior, played on Whitney Young team which captured the State of Illinois 4A championship ... team also won the Red-West Conference championship ... averaged six points, three rebounds and two assists as a junior ... labeled a defensive stopper ... most memorable game of his junior year came at the Proviso West Tournament where against Zion Benton he scored 12, first-quarter points as he knocked down four straight three-pointers en route to a 16-point game ... high school coach was Tyrone Slaughter ... was active in National Honor Society and a four-year honor roll student.
Born Aug. 17, 1992 in Chicago ... son of Sandra Reynolds and James Reynolds, Jr. ... has two younger siblings, Kendall and Miles ... father played basketball at Wisconsin at Lacrosse ... has an interest in pursuing a career in investment banking.