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Evan Jester
Evan  Jester
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Riverdale, Ga.

High School:
Sandy Creek HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 180

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
03/05/1999

Experience:
HS

Major:
Business Administration


08/30/2017

Georgia Tech Basketball Adds Four Non-Scholarship Players

New group of walk-on players brings impressive credentials to Yellow Jacket program

11/08/2017

Georgia Tech in China - Day 5

Scenes from Tech's practice and visit to Shanghai Disney on Wednesday, November 8, 2017

11/05/2017

Georgia Tech Afternoon Practice, November 5, 2017

The Yellow Jackets drove to the Dragon Sports Centre to conduct their first full practice in China, Sunday afternoon.

11/05/2017

Georgia Tech Basketball Morning Walk, November 5, 2017

On their first full day in China, the Yellow Jackets went for a morning walk by West Lake in Hangzhou.

11/05/2017

Georgia Tech in China - Day 3

Monday saw the Yellow Jackets visit the campus of Alibaba, the largest e-commerce company in China.

Career Notes

All-state wing forward from suburban Atlanta and one of the top prep programs in the state of Georgia who joined the Yellow Jackets' program as a non-scholarship player for the fall 2017 term.

High School

Played four seasons of basketball at Sandy Creek High School, averaging 19.5 points and 8.4 rebounds while hitting 59 percent of his shots from the floor as a senior ... Helped lead the Patriots to a 23-8 record under coach Anthony McKissic, Sr. ... Advanced to the semifinals of the Georgia state AAAA playoffs, where they lost to St. Pius ... Named to the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association AAAA all-state team and all-region player of the year, also to the all-state team named by Hoopseen ... Scored 42 points with 17 rebounds in a game at the 2016 Arby's Classic ... Served as team captain two years ... Also played for former Tech forward Willie Reese ... Graduated in the top 10 percent of his class and was a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal

Full name is Evan Douglas Jester ... Born March 5, 1999 in Atlanta ... Son of Oscar and Karen Jester ... His cousin, Andre, attended Georgia Tech ... Began playing basketball with his father at age 4 ... Plans to major in business administration and aspires to own a Fortune 500 company.