Kiyon Boyd is an elite student-athlete currently attending Woodson High School in Washington, DC. Kiyon is one of the most coveted high school prospects in the country, currently ranked the #27 player in the class of 2018 per Rivals. The 6’5 shooting guard was outstanding on the prestigious Adidas Uprising circuit, averaging 10.7 points, 3.8 rebounds, and 1.9 assists per game during the Adidas Summer Championships while playing up a year in the 17u division. Kiyon is the prototype combo-guard with a lethal combination of size and athleticism that creates off the dribble and knocks down perimeter jumpshots, while also having the ability to set up teammates for easy buckets with great vision.
I. AAU & SELF ANALYSIS
EM: Congrats on the great Spring/Summer, you turned some heads with your ability. Can you tell us how things went for Team Loaded as a team and for you individually?
KB: Things went great for the team and for me as well.
— Tamara Brown (@Imtamarabrown) July 23, 2016
— HDWoodsonHoopSquad (@HDW_HoopSquad) August 5, 2016
EM: Can you describe your game for those that are not familiar?
KB: Athletic, and can not only make plays for myself, but for my teammates.
EM: How often do you work on your game?
KB: Every day
Kiyon Boyd has been fantastic for Team Loaded VA. Has been aggressive off the bounce & doesn't mind contact at all @adidasUprising
— Adam Ayalew (@AyalewAdam) July 23, 2016
II. ACADEMICS AND OFF-COURT INTERESTS
EM: Can we talk a bit about your interests as a student, what is your favorite subject?
KB: I love English.
EM: What do you plan to major in when attending college?
KB: I plan on majoring in Sports Management/Broadcasting
EM: What are your interests off the court?
KB: I love to hang with family and friends when I have free time.
Kiyon Boyd has lived in the paint. Refusing to settle for anything less than layups. One of the most efficient guards at #NBPATop100.
— Josh Stirn (@Josh_Stirn) June 17, 2016
EM: Shifting a bit to recruiting, can you tell us which schools have offered?
KB: Auburn, Baylor, Bowling Green, Cincinnati, Florida, Georgetown, Hofstra, James Madison, Louisville, Maryland, Miami, Penn State, Texas A&M, Towson, Missouri-Kansas City, VCU, Virginia Tech, Xavier
EM: Which schools would you say are recruiting you the hardest?
KB: Maryland and Georgetown
EM: Any visits or team camps lined up in the near future?
KB: Not Yet.
EM: What factors are important to you and your family when making your college decision?
KB: Good education and how the school fits me and my game.
Kiyon Boyd is a handful off the bounce. POWER SCORER AT THE HIGHEST OF LEVELS. 3 pt Stroke, mid range, slice game, gets to line, competitor
— BIG SHOTS- Schneider (@BigShotsNation) May 29, 2016
IV. PERSONAL GOALS & ADVICE
EM: Any personal goals on or off the court?
KB: Improve my shooting and handle
EM: Last, if you could give the youth some advice on how to succeed either on or off the court, what would you say?
KB: Stay focused, and instead of partying and doing bad stuff, follow your dreams
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