J.T. Adenrele with director of athletics Terry Tumey by the university's East Gate
Made nine field goals and scored 19 points to set two new career highs at Sacramento State (11/20)... Blocked a season-high three shots vs. San Jose State (12/5)... Set a new career-high by scoring 23 points, and tied another by sinking five of six shots at the free throw line at Stanford (12/15)... Also recorded a season-high six rebounds and five made free throws against the Cardinal... Recorded his first collegiate double-double of 13 points and 10 rebounds, finished with a season-high two steals and tied another season high by blocking three shots vs. Eastern Washington (12/17)... Posted his second double-double in as many games by finishing with 18 points and a career-high 11 rebounds vs. Southern Illinois at the World Vision Classic in Logan, Utah (12/20)... Also sank all six free throws taken against the Salukis... Tied his season-high for the second time, and his career high for the third, with six free throws made vs. Pacific (1/5)... Tied a season high with three steals and fell one rebound shy of posting another double-double to finish with 14 points and nine rebounds at Hawai'i (1/19)... Recorded a new career high by making 10 of 11 free throws and finished one point shy of tying his career high with 22 points scored against Cal State Fullerton (1/24)... Led all Aggies with 20 points, his second 20-point performance in as many games and the fourth of the season, against UC Riverside (1/26)... Posted his third double-double of the season by finishing with 13 points and tied his season high of 11 rebounds at Long Beach State (2/20)... Blocked a season-high three shots for the fourth time this season when UC Davis hosted Northern Colorado (2/23)... Earned his fourth double-double of the year, finishing with 13 points and 10 rebounds, tied another career high with four blocks and set a new career best with four assists at UC Riverside (2/28)... Recorded his second double-double in as many games by finishing with 22 points and 15 rebounds at Cal State Fullerton (3/2)... Set a new career high with 10 field goals in that same game.
2011-12: Led the team in shooting (.523) and blocked shots (24)...Averaged 5.6 ppg and 3.1 rpg as a freshman... Started 16 of 30 games, including his last 12 straight played... Scored a season-high 16 points at Cal Poly (3/1), then matched it two nights later at UC Santa Barbara (3/3)... Also swatted four shots at Cal Poly...Added a season-best seven rebounds against the Gauchos... Had two other double-digit scoring efforts: in opener vs. Southern Utah (11/11) at the San Diego State's Basketball Traveler's Classic, and then against the same Thunderbirds team in a non-conference matchup in Cedar City (12/22)... Shot .650 from the field (26 of 40) over the last six games of the season.
OAKMONT HS `11: Averaged 21.3 ppg as forward/center in 2010-11... Was named to the All-Capital Valley Conference first team and All-Metro second team by the Sacramento Bee... McDonald's also recognized him as an All-America team nominee... Helped lead team to 25-8 overall record, 9-3 league mark and berth in 2010 CIF-Sac-Joaquin Division II championship game where he faced one-time Aggie teammate Mike Kurtz... Averaged 11.4 ppg, 9.0 rpg and 3.8 blocks as a junior... In his junior season, Adenrele earned All-Sierra Foothill League honorable mention... Was ranked by ESPNU as one of the top 100 players at his position.
PERSONAL: Born in Fremont, Calif.... Majoring in sociology... Parents are Johnny and Bernadette Adenrele... Wishes he could've witnessed Martin Luther King, Jr.'s speech, "I have a dream"... Would like to travel to Nigeria, his parents' home country... Title of his autobiography would be, "It never rains in John's world"... Sports hero is NBA player Andre Iguodala.