Hometown: Columbia, S.C.
Previous School: Charis Prep
· Lengthy, athletic forward who will stretch defenses with his ability to score from all over the hardwood
Getting to Know Jarred
Son of Carol Guest
Majoring in Information Systems
Born on August 13, 1992
· Praised by recruiting services for his length, athleticism and explosiveness around the rim, all of which are key components to the Rams' HAVOC style of play.
PRIOR TO VCU:
· Spent senior season at Charis Prep under the guidance of Carlos Peralta. During that year, the Crimson Tide posted a 35-3 mark en route to claiming the National Prep School Championship
Coach Smart on Guest
"His athleticism and diverse skill set fit out style of play extremely well. More importantly, he's a quality young man with a terrific upside, both on and off the court."
· During his year at Charis Prep, Guest averaged 16.8 points, 12.6 rebounds and 3.1 blocks per game.
· Prior to his time at Charis Prep, he was a standout on the hardwood for Jason Powell at Richland Northeast High School in Columbia, S.C.
· At Richland Northeast, he earned multiple All-State and All-County accolades after averaging nearly 20 points and over 10 rebounds per game
· Three-star prospect who drew interest from schools such as Georgia, Maryland, Tennessee, Missouri and Oklahoma State, among others.