UNC Men's Basketball Bio
2 Joel Berry II


Played for Coach Jason Vallery at Lake Highland Prepatory in Orlando, Fla. • Parade All-America • First player in Florida high school history to win Florida Dairy Farmers Mr. Basketball award three times (Vince Carter won the award in 1995) • Also won Gatorade Player of the Year honors three times, just the sixth player to do that in any state • Named King of the Court, 4-A Player of the Year and first-team all-state by the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches • Orlando Sentinel area player of the year • Led Lake Highland Prep to consecutive state championships • Was Tournament MVP as a senior, when he averaged 22.4 points, 6.6 rebounds, five assists and 2.2 steals in five games • Averaged 21.7 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.6 steals in his prep career • Averaged 24.5 points, 7.0 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 2.4 steals as a senior • Had 39 points in 2014 state semifinals and 20 points and nine rebounds in the title game • Averaged 25.3 points as a junior and 23.8 as a sophomore • Played in the McDonald's All-America Game and the Nike Hoop Summit and was invited to play in the Jordan Brand Classic but did not play due to injury • Earned third-team All-America honors from MaxPreps in 2014 • Won the Nike Peach Jam in 2013 • Earned a gold medal on the USA's U-17 team that played in Lithuania in 2012 • Also played one year of football.


Born Joel DeWayne Berry II  • Birthday is April 1 • Son of Joel and Kathie Berry • His sister played four years at Rollins College.

Position: Guard
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 195
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Apopka, Fla.
High School: Lake Highland Preparatory
Major: Undeclared
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