Darrius Parker
    Darrius Parker


    Allen, TX

    High School:

    Last College:
    USAFA Prep School

    Height / Weight:
    6-7 / 215


    Before Air Force
    Appeared in all 30 games at the USAFA Prep School ... averaged 8.5 points and 3.3 rebounds per game ... finished fourth on the team in scoring and third in rebounding ... shot 56.6 percent (89-157) from the field ... had 49 assists and led the squad with 27 blocks ... three-year letterwinner at Allen HS ... averaged 10.1 points and 6.7 rebounds per game as a senior ... second-team all-district selection as a senior ... honorable mention all-district pick as a sophomore and junior ... played in the "Showboat Classic" all-star game ... team co-captain as a senior ... member of National Honor Society ... recipient of Allen HS Wendy's High School Heisman Award for academics and athletics ... high school basketball coach was Steve Specht.

    Parents are Darryl and Lesia Parker ... has two sisters, both active duty airmen ... his father played basketball at New Mexico and for the All-Air Force team ... his sister, Shanelle, was selected to the All-Air Force women's basketball team in 2010 ... his sister, Amber, was selected to the Dyess AFB women's basketball team ... his cousin, Brandon Burton, plays for the Minnesota Vikings ... hobbies include playing music and video games ... interested in majoring in computer science or aeronautical engineering ... favorite food is his grandmother's gumbo ... favorite book is The Last Season ... favorite movie is Fast and Furious ... reality show he would choose to be on is The Amazing Race ... person in history he would most like to meet is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ... greatest moment in sports was his first dunk in 8th grade ... favorite sport other than basketball is football ... credits his family with the biggest influence on his sports career ... started playing basketball at age 5 ... favorite professional basketball team is the Oklahoma City Thunder ... favorite player is Kevin Durant ... member of cadet squadron 37.

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