Red Alert – November News-Makers 5A/4A

ATLANTA, GA – A lot of basketball was squeezed into the 3 weeks of November available on the GHSA calendar, and below we’re going to highlight some of the News-Makers I either saw or heard positive buzz about (in no particular order).

Here’s 5A/4A monthly roundup:

By: Keith Agran

2023/2024 Game-Changers


Cam Parada, G, Greenbrier

Jackson Jennings, G, Greenbrier

Adrian Avery, G, Dutchtown

Davarri Barthell, G, Dutchtown

Braxton Cooley, F, Dutchtown

Jeremiah Edwards, G, Dutchtown (above)

David Thomas, G, Eagle’s Landing

Chris Morris, F, Eagle’s Landing

Khylan McKennie, G, Eagle’s Landing

Kenny Brayboy, F, Eagle’s Landing

Jaylen Sanford, G, Jones County,

Daethan Harris, G, Jones County

Jaden Stanley, G, Jones County

Tony Colley, F, Union Grove

Caleb Johnson, G, Union Grove

Cam Perkins, G, Warner Robins

Jay Johnson, G, Warner Robins

Quay Wallace, G, Decatur

Chase Lawrence, G, Lithonia

Caleb Taylor, G, Lithonia

Josh Daniels, G, Lithonia

Josiah Lawson, G, Tucker

Khayri Dunn, G, Tucker

Oray Towns, G, Chapel Hill (above)

Khirus Doucet, G, Chapel Hill

Cassius Watkins, G, Maynard Jackson

Mehki Turner, F, Maynard Jackson

Mykel Williams, G, Mays

Roc Lee, G, Mays

Jayshon Arrington, F, Mays

Terez Wilkins, F, Midtown

Bryant Graham, F, Midtown

Kory Mincy, G, Tri-Cities

Malique Johnson, G, Tri-Cities

Jonah Hibbert, G, Centennial

Kennedy Warren, G, Centennial

Aidan Temple, F, Chattahoochee

Cam James, G, Chattahoochee

Peyton Marshall, S, Kell

CJ Brown, G, Kell

Jaylen Colon, G, Kell

Aaron Smith, F, Kell

PJ Johnson, G, Kell

Dylan Faulkner, F, Calhoun

Jayden Foster, G, Cass

Jay Boyd, G, Hiram (above)

Chase Tyler, G, Hiram

Jeremiah Holloway, G, Winder-Barrow

Jeremy Armour, G, Locust Grove

Davion Brown, G, Creekside

Caleb Jackson, G, Creekside


Mason Lewis, F, Woodland-Stockbridge

Ryan Grace, G, Woodland-Stockbridge

Daveon Henderson, G, Westside-Macon

Kamari Leverette, G, Westover

RJ Kennedy, Fayette County (above)

Justin De La Cruz, G, Trinity Christian

Ernesto Almonte, F, Trinity Christian

David Sledge, G, Druid Hills

Nicholas Majors, G, Druid Hills

Josiah Marsh, F, Druid Hills

Savion Mathis, G, SW DeKalb

Taison Mathis, G, Miller Grove

Colton Wilbanks, F, Chestatee

Jarvis Weaver, G, Chestatee

I.V. Redmond, G, Seckinger

Carter Watkins, G, Seckinger

Deston Christian, F, Walnut Grove (above)

Alex Cannon, F, Walnut Grove

2025 Emerging Names


Yusef Bowyer, G, Maynard Jackson (above)

KJ Garris, G, Centennial

Jaylen Edgerton, G, Chattahoochee

Connor Staphylaris, G, Kell

Gabriel Jacobs, G, Warner Robins

Marcus Gillespie, G, Clarke Central

Alex Pissis, G, Trinity Christian

Landyn Murphy, G, Lovett

Ryan Cain, G, Lovett

Nigel Thomas, F, McDonough (above)

Zion Greene, G, McDonough

Zaiden Greene, McDonough

Caleb Wilson, F, Holy Innocents

Eric Chatfield, G, Pace Academy

Chandler Bing, F, Pace Academy

Jackson Ferry, G, Pace Academy

Cannon Hunter, G, East Forsyth

Marcus Smith, G, Walnut Grove

Sean Van Dorn, Fayette County

Keith Gillespie, G, Fayette County

Jackson Hausner, G, Westminster

2026’s To Know


Jayden Scott, G, Heritage-Conyers

Bobby Buggs, G, Heritage-Conyers

Jerrin Samuel, G, Winder-Barrow (above)

Devin Hutcherson, G, Holy Innocents

Brennan Burns, G, East Forsyth

Keith Agran has lived in Georgia since 2011 and joined OTR as a National Evaluator in 2021. He previously scouted for Prep Hoops dating back to 2019 and has both a championship-coaching background on the HS-level and daily newspaper writing experience, both from New Jersey. You can reach him at and follow him on Twitter @BracketSage.