Kobi Simmons

  • Guard
  •  6-4 / 193 cms
  •  170 lbs / 77
  •  St. Francis H.S. ‘16
  •  Atlanta, Ga.

USA Basketball Notes

  • Named to the 2013-14 USA Basketball Men’s Developmental National Team on May 28, 2013.

High School Honors

  • 2013 MaxPreps Freshman All-American third team.
  • 2013 Georgia Private Schools Class A All-State first team.
  • 2013 Georgia Private Schools Class A Freshman of the Year.

High School Notes

  • Attends St. Francis High School (Ga.), where he helped lead his team to a 24-9 mark and a runner-up finish in the state tournament; started all 33 games and averaged 15.5 ppg., 4.0 rpg., 11.0 apg. and 2.0 spg.
  • Posted single-game highs of 31 points, seven rebounds and 16 assists.

Personal Notes

  • Born on Independence Day in 1997 in his hometown of Atlanta, Ga.
  • Son of Sadiqua and Demond, has one brother, Jalen, and one sister, Emon.
  • Father is a retired United States Marine.
  • Uncle, Bilal Simmons, is currently playing basketball professionally in Singapore.
  • Started playing basketball when he was in sixth grade.
  • Tweets under the handle @jordankobi.

The Inside Scoop

  • Favorite player on the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team: Kevin Durant because, “He has complete game.”
  • If he could drive anything, it would be: a sports car.
  • Top five movies of all time: 21 Jump Street, He Got Game, Space Jam, Love & Basketball and Napolean Dynamite.
  • Favorite sports magazine: ESPN The Magazine.
  • Favorite app: Instagram.
  • Favorite sport other than basketball: baseball.
  • Favorite class: math.
  • Favorite basketball player of all time: Michael Jordan.
  • Favorite team: Oklahoma City Thunder.
  • Best players ever faced: Ryan Harrow and Lorenzo Brown.
  • Would compare his game to: Lorenzo Brown.
  • This ambidextrous player wears No. 2 because: of his family, and it’s his role model’s number.
  • Away from the court, enjoys: doing homework and studying.
  • Has never been outside the United States.