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PRIOR TO PENN STATE
Ranked No. 98 in 2016 ESPN Top 100 recruits … ESPN four-star recruit … ESPN fourth-rated player from Virginia … Played two seasons at DeMatha Catholic before transferring to Oak Hill Academy (Va.) for junior season … Led Oak Hill Academy alongside current Penn State sophomore Josh Reaves to a record-setting 47-1 mark the 2014-15 season … Missed senior season after tearing ACL … Played with AAU team “DC Premier.
Chambers on Hampton: “Joe is a skilled big man, who can shoot 3’s and also get inside. With a high basketball IQ, he simply has a knack for scoring and stretching the floor while playing hard at all times.”
Born Joseph M. Hampton on Jan. 31, 1998 … Son of Joseph and Samantha Brown, and Krystal Hampton … Has two brothers: Jordan Brown and Lance Hampton, and four sisters: Jada Hampton, Lanice Hampton, Chloe Brown and Angel Brown … Majoring in broadcasting and journalism.