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PRIOR TO PENN STATE
ESPN three-star prospect and No. 22 player from the state of Florida...Helped lead The Rock School to a school-record 35 wins in 2016-17...Named the Gainesville Sun Small Schools Player of the Year...Averaged 16.0 points, 6.0 assists, 5.0 rebounds and 4.0 steals per game as a senior...Florida Association of Basketball Coaches first-team all-state selection (Independent)...Played for AAU team “Team Breakdown.”
Chambers on Wheeler: “If you had to personify ‘energy,’ you would use Jamari as THE example. He is really going to help change the pace of the game for us. He doesn’t back down from challenges and he’s going to increase the speed and excitement of what’s happening on the floor.”
Born Jamari Wheeler on December 9, 1997...Son of Kieasha Perry and Thomas Charlton...Has two brothers and a sister...Enrolled in the Division of Undergraduate Studies.