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Yoeli Childs

#23 Yoeli Childs

Position: Forward Height: 6-8 Weight: 225 Class: Freshman Roster Years: 2016-2017 Hometown: South Jordan, UT Last School: Bingham High School

Personal

  • Mother is Kara Childs
  • Has one brother

Before BYU

  • Played for Jake Schroeder at Bingham High School
  • As a senior in 2015-16 averaged 18.5 points, 10.7 rebounds and 2.4 assists and led Bingham to a record of 24-2 overall and 12-0 in district play and the 5A state title
  • Named the 5A MVP by the Deseret News and first-team all-state by the Salt Lake Tribune in 2016
  • Played in the Ballislife All-American Game
  • As a junior in 2014-15 averaged 16.4 points, 10.7 rebounds and 2.4 assists and led Bingham to a record of 20-4 overall and 9-1 in district play and a trip to the 5A quarterfinals
  • Named 5A first-team all-state by the Deseret News and the Salt Lake Tribune in 2015
  • As a sophomore in 2013-14 averaged 11.1 points and 5.3 rebounds while helping Bingham to the 5A quarterfinals
  • Named 5A third-team all-state by the Deseret News in 2014
  • Ranked No. 53 in ESPN’s top 100 for the class of 2016
  • Named a four star recruit by ESPN and a three-star recruit by Scout and Rivals
  • Ranked No. 16 nationally among centers by ESPN
  • Named the No. 4 recruit in Utah by ESPN
  • Also recruited by Oregon, Oregon State and Stanford
  • Played for the Utah Prospects AAU team coached by Tim Davis


2016-2017 | Freshman Year

  • Named to the All-WCC Freshman Team