Damezi Anderson is an elite student-athlete currently attending Riley High School in South Bend, Indiana. Ranked #93 for the class of 2018 per Rivals, Anderson showed he has all the tools of a prototypical wing this Spring/Summer with his play for the Indy Hoosiers on the Under Armor Association circuit. Damezi is a high major talent and his combination of scoring instincts to put up points in a hurry, size and athleticism, and touch from deep has made him a stock riser on the recruiting front with high major programs looking to land the 6’6 wing.


EM: Congrats on the great Spring/Summer, you turned some heads with your ability. Can you tell us how things went for for you?

DA: The season went very well working on my game and playing basketball, I was on the Under Armor Circuit but towards the end of the AAU season, I played on the EYBL.

EM: Can you describe your game for those that are not familiar?

DA: I pattern my game after Kevin Durant.

EM: How often do you work on your game?

DA: I work on my game a lot and work on every part of my game.


EM: Can we talk a bit about your interests as a student, what is your favorite subject?

DA: My favorite subject is math.

EM: What are your interests off the court?

DA: Focusing on my school work and bettering myself as a person.


EM: Shifting a bit to recruiting, can you tell us which schools have offered?

DA: Toledo, Indiana State, IUPUI, New Mexico

EM: Which schools show interest that haven’t yet offered?

DA: IU, Michigan, Purdue, Michigan State And Ohio State

EM: Any college campuses you want to get out to and visit?

DA: All the schools I listed plus Xavier and Arizona

EM: What factors are important to you and your family when making your college decision?

DA: I want to go somewhere that’ll make me better in school, in life, and on the court.


EM: Any personal goals on or off the court?

DA: I want to be successful in life and be the best I can be.

EM: Last, if you could give the youth some advice on how to succeed either on or off the court, what would you say?

DA: Be serious about school work, stay out of trouble, make sure you are doing the right thing even if nobody is looking, and go hard at everything you do.

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