Amile O Jefferson was born on May 7,1993 and is an American basketball coach and former player.
47 Facts About Amile Jefferson
Amile Jefferson is an assistant coach for the Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team of the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Amile Jefferson was ranked as the No 21 overall recruit in the 2012 high school class by Scout, as well as No 25 by ESPN and No 36 by Rivals.
Amile Jefferson was named Gatorade Pennsylvania Player of the Year and Philadelphia Inquirer Player of the Year as both a junior and senior.
Amile Jefferson finished his high school career with 1,569 points, 839 rebounds and 189 blocks.
Amile Jefferson was a USA Today second-team All-USA as a senior in 2012 after averaging 19.9 points, 10.2 rebounds and 2.7 steals per game.
Amile Jefferson led the 2011 NBPA Top 100 Camp in scoring with an average of 20.8 points per game.
Amile Jefferson averaged 17.7 points, 9.7 rebounds and 1.9 blocks per game as a junior at Friends Central.
Amile Jefferson played in a program-record 150 games, including 103 starts, and averaged 7.2 points and 6.3 rebounds; finished his career tied for seventh in NCAA history with 150 games played.
Amile Jefferson played in 12 NCAA Tournament games, helping Duke win its fifth NCAA championship in 2015; owned career NCAA Tournament averages of 3.6 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.1 blocks.
Amile Jefferson finished his career ranked third in Duke history in offensive rebounds, seventh in blocks, 11th in total rebounds and 59th in scoring.
Amile Jefferson capped his career with the second-best field goal percentage in Duke history at.
Amile Jefferson graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in history and a Master of Arts in Christian Studies from the Duke Divinity School.
Amile Jefferson was a member of the All-ACC Academic Team and appeared in 32 games with seven starts, averaging 4.0 points and 2.9 rebounds.
Amile Jefferson averaged 1.3 offensive rebounds per game, second-best on the team.
Amile Jefferson scored in double figures six times on the year.
Amile Jefferson recorded 11 points, nine rebounds and three blocks in a home win over Maryland and scored a season-high 14 points in a home win over Boston College.
Amile Jefferson was a member of the All-ACC Academic Team.
Amile Jefferson played in all 35 games with 26 starts, averaging 6.5 points and 6.9 rebounds while shooting.
Amile Jefferson led Duke in rebounds 11 times on the season and posted eight games with double-figure boards.
Amile Jefferson contributed to a win at No 18 Pittsburgh with 14 points and 10 rebounds.
Amile Jefferson was named to the ACC All-Tournament second team after averaging 7.7 points and 8.0 rebounds to help lead Duke to the championship game.
Amile Jefferson played in all 39 games, making 26 starts averaged 6.1 points and 5.8 rebounds while shooting.
Amile Jefferson ranked second on the team with an average of 2.3 offensive rebounds per game.
Amile Jefferson scored in double figures 10 times on the season and recorded three double-doubles.
Amile Jefferson netted a career-high 19 points and added seven rebounds in a win at No 6 Louisville.
Amile Jefferson scored 13 points and blocked a career-high six shots in Duke's overtime home win over No 15 North Carolina.
Amile Jefferson provided a defensive spark with seven rebounds and three blocks in the win over No 3 Wisconsin in the 2015 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship Game.
Amile Jefferson started the first nine games of the season, averaging 11.4 points and 10.3 rebounds while shooting.
Amile Jefferson opened the season with a career-high-tying 19 points on 7-of-9 shooting in a home win over Siena.
Amile Jefferson scored 16 points and tied his career high with 15 rebounds against No 2 Kentucky at the Champions Classic in Chicago.
Amile Jefferson played a career-high-tying 35 minutes in a home win over Indiana, finishing with 11 rebounds, a career-best eight assists and three blocks.
Amile Jefferson was named ACC Player of the Week once and was a member of the preseason watch list for the Karl Malone Award.
On September 18,2017, Amile Jefferson signed with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Amile Jefferson joined the Iowa Wolves, Minnesota's development team, in the NBA G League as an affiliate player.
Amile Jefferson remained with the Minnesota Timberwolves for 2018 summer league, leading the league with 12.6 rebounds per game.
Amile Jefferson earned the honor of being named to the All-NBA G League Showcase 2018 First Team.
Jefferson finished his rookie NBA G League season as the league leader in rebounds per game, and in the last game of the regular season for the Iowa Wolves, Amile Jefferson broke the single-season record for NBA G-League double-doubles with 36 double-doubles in 47 games.
Amile Jefferson made his NBA debut on December 31,2018, against the Charlotte Hornets, playing four minutes with two points and one rebound.
Amile Jefferson was waived by the Magic on February 6,2020.
On December 4,2020, Amile Jefferson signed an Exhibit 10 contract with the Boston Celtics.
On December 29,2020, Amile Jefferson signed with Galatasaray of the Turkish Basketball Super League.
On July 21,2021, Amile Jefferson was named Director of Player Development for the Duke Blue Devils.
Amile Jefferson is the son of Malcolm Musgrove and Quetta Jefferson.
Amile Jefferson's father played basketball at Delaware State from 1992 to 1994.
Amile Jefferson has two brothers, Malcolm and Karonn, and four sisters, Amoni, Amesa, Amea and Milan.
Amile Jefferson received a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Arts in Christian Studies from Duke University on May 13,2017.