Rated in the ESPN Top 100 as the No. 9 player at his position, No. 17 in the region and No. 69 overall recruit ... the No. 1-rated prospect in the state of Alabama and listed among the Boys Super 5 and first team all-state following his senior season according to AL.com ... averaged 13 points, 11.3 rebounds and 3.5 blocks per game as a senior ... named the Regional MVP by the Alabama High School Athletic Association ... tabbed the Tuscaloosa All-Metro Player of the Year in 2013 ... participated in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game ... nominated as a 2013 McDonald's All-American ... led Greensboro high school to the 2011 Alabama 3A State Championship ... was named the tournament MVP during his squad's championship title run ... was selected to The Tuscaloosa News Boys Super 5 in 2011 ... named to the 2011-2012 USA Developmental National Team.
Born on September 3, 1995 ... son of Juanita and Jimmie Taylor ... has one brother, Kendrick Fuqua, and two sisters, Aisha Starks and Marcie Starks ... member of his school's honor roll throughout high school ... his sister Aisha is in the U.S. Army ... cousin of former Tide standout and Southeastern Conference Player of the Year (2002) Erwin Dudley.