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  Aqeel Quinn

Aqeel Quinn

Player Profile


Lawndale, Ca.

High School:
Leuzinger HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 190



2010-11 Season (Freshman)
Became an important reserve in the last 19 games ... During that time, played 312 minutes (16.4 mpg) ... Hit .483 (14-of-29) from behind the arc in the last 16 games ... Played in 32 games, second-best for a single season in school history ... Tallied a season-high 12 points (3-for-4 from the floor, 2-for-2 from behind the arc) along with a season-high seven assists vs UC Irvine (2/5/11) ... Scored eleven points along with a season-highs in free throws (6) and rebounds (4) vs Cal State Fullerton (1/15/11) ... Scored ten points (4-for-4 from the floor) in 15 minutes of play at UC Irvine. (1/27/11).

Leuzinger High School
Helped lead Leuzinger HS to the California Southern Section Division 1-A championship in 2009-10 ... Scored 13 points as Leuzinger raced to a convincing 58-39 victory over Santa Monica High School in the CIF championship contest ... Averaged 12.3 points, 4.2 rebounds, four assists and 1.3 steals per game during his senior season as the Olympians chalked up a 25-7 season record ... Aqeel's best efforts included 31 points, eight rebounds and seven assists against Washington HS, 25 points against Miracosta (Manhattan Beach) and 23 points and six assists against Centennial ... Earned first team All-Bay League and first team All-CIF Southern Section Division 1-A honors.

Matador Memo
Born December 10, 1991 in Santa Monica, Ca. ... Mother's name is Deanna Quinn ... Aqeel's favorite NBA team is the Oklahoma City Thunder ... His favorite NBA player is Russell Westbrook ... His favorite actor is Denzel Washington while Halle Berry is his favorite actress ... Watches Fresh Prince of Bel Air ... His favorite movie is The Wood ... His favorite food is BBQ chicken pizza ... His favorite band is Young Money while Jay-Z is his favorite solo artist ... His favorite website is Facebook ... Winning the CIF championship was his greatest sport moment ... The best things about being an athlete are the media, love and respect ... His pre-game ritual is to listen to music ... The best athlete he has played against is Russell Westbrook ... The most famous person he has ever met is Raven Symone ... Would have liked to have met Ghandi ... Would like to be stranded on an island with Kim Kardashian ... Would like to have dinner with 50 Cent ... If he was forced to listen to one CD the rest of his life, it would be Get Rich or Die Tryin' ... Would invest a million dollars if he had it ... The best advice Aqeel ever received was "do the best you can, every day" ... The best advice he gives to young people - "Go to school" ... No one knows, according to Aqeel, how much time he spends with his mom ... Few people know that Aqeel has traveled overseas multiple times ... Terrance Howard would play the part of Aqeel Quinn if a movie was made of his life ... Can't imagine going the week without food ... The one possession he could not live without is his basketball ... Poverty would be one thing he would change if he had the opportunity ... The biggest obstacle he has overcome is a broken leg ... Money always makes him smile ... His greatest hero is his mom ... Undeclared major.

Aqeel Quinn - Career Highs
Points - 12 vs UC Irvine (2/5/11)
Field Goals - 4 at UC Irvine (1/27/11)
3-Point Field Goals - 2 (3 games)
Free Throws - 6 vs Cal State Fullerton (1/15/11)
Rebounds - 4 vs Vanguard (11/20/10)
Assists - 7 vs UC Irvine (2/5/11)
Blocks - 1 (3 games)
Steals - 2 (3 games)