#33 - D.J. Haley
Position: Center
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Palmdale, Calif.
Previous School: Palmdale
Height: 7-0
Weight: 250

TIDBITS ON D.J.:
· First seven-footer at VCU in nearly a decade
· Great frame and athleticism that gives the Black & Gold solid depth in the frontcourt
· Has added nearly 30 pounds since arriving on campus in June

THE SCOOP ON HALEY:
· Possesses unlimited potential with a large frame and ability to run the court
· Very intelligent, both on and off the court, boasting a 4.0 GPA with aspirations of becoming an engineer
· Nominated to play in the McDonald’s All-American game after an outstanding senior year
· Averaged a double-double during his senior year with 12 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks per game for the Falcons
· Praised for his knack for cleaning up the glass and causing major issues for opponents with his shot-blocking ability
· Received interest from Iowa State and Colorado from the Big 12, Drake from the MVC and a multitude of Ivy League Schools such as Penn and Harvard.

GETTING TO KNOW D.J.:
· Born on May 24, 1992
· Two brothers (Tony and Donald) and two sisters (Krystal and Jessica)
· Father played at California during the early 80’s

The Fun File
Favorite Quote:
Hakuna Matata
Favorite Movies:
The Dark Knight, Inception, Star Trek
Favorite Song to Chill to:
Maybach Music III - Rick Ross
If you could take any girl on a date, who would it be:
Zoe Saldana
Favorite Website:
Facebook
Favorite Athlete:
Michael Jordan
Favorite Roose exercise:
Box Jump
Funniest Person on the Team:
Juvonte Reddic
Teammate Most Likley to Win a Dunk Contest:
Toby Veal

 



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