Djery Baptiste 12
Djery  Baptiste
Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Gonaives, Haiti

High School:
Prestonwood Christian (Texas)

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 235

Position:
C

 

03/11/2017

Cleaning the Glass: Arkansas (SECT)

'Dores fall to Razorbacks in SEC semifinals

12/14/2016

Day in the Life: Vanderbilt basketball

Behind the scenes with Bryce Drew and Stephanie White

12/07/2016

Cleaning the glass

Vanderbilt's Jeff Roberson pacing 'Dores the boards

11/21/2016

Vanderbilt-Bucknell Postgame Notes

Bucknell 75, Vanderbilt 72

11/15/2016

Vanderbilt-Belmont Postgame Notes

Vanderbilt 80, Belmont 66

03/16/2017

USATSI Gallery - NCAA Tournament 2017 - No. 8 Northwestern vs. No. 9 Vanderbilt

USATSI Gallery - NCAA Tournament 2017 - No. 8 Northwestern vs. No. 9 Vanderbilt

03/16/2017

Vanderbilt vs. Northwestern (Rob Gray)

View Rob Gray's photos of the Commodores' game with Northwestern in the 2017 NCAA Tournament.

03/15/2017

2017 NCAA Tournament Media/Practice Day (Rob Gray)

View Rob Gray's photos from Vanderbilt's practice day in Salt Lake City prior to the team's game in the NCAA Tournament.

03/11/2017

Vanderbilt 62, Arkansas 76 (SEC Tournament)

Photos from Vanderbilt vs. Arkansas at the SEC Tournament on 3/11/17.

03/11/2017

Vanderbilt vs. Arkansas (SEC Tournament)

SEC Tournament Semifinals on Mar. 11, 2017

General:
Signed with the Commodores in November of 2014...Chose the Commodores over UConn, SMU, Oregon, and USC, and was ranked the eighth-best player in the state of Texas according to ESPN...Originally from Haiti, Baptiste is one of the most physically impressive prospects in the 2015 class. He speaks four languages and hopes to one day be a diplomat in his native country...Played in 35 games as a redshirt freshman and averaged 1.8 points and 1.9 rebounds per game.

Redshirt Freshman (2016-17):
Played in all 35 games and made one start and averaged 7.9 minutes per game...Averaged 1.8 points and 1.9 rebounds per game...Tied a career high with eight points in win over Miss. State...Made first career-start vs. Butler...Tallied career-high eight points and three rebounds vs. Belmont...Had seven points and seven rebounds vs. Norfolk St.

Freshman (2015-16):

Redshirted his freshman season.

High School:

Attended the Prestonwood Christian Academy in Plano, Texas, where he averaged 10 points, 10 rebounds, three blocks, two assists, and one steal in his senior season...Helped lead his Lion teams to four consecutive state championships...Named his team's Defensive Player of the Year in his senior season.

Personal:
Djery Jean Baptiste...November 12, 1995...Son of Hebert Jean Baptiste and Wislonde Destin...Plans to major in Public Policy and Linguistics...Recipient of the Myer Family Men's Basketball Scholarship...Advice to youngsters: "Seek God."

Career Highs
Points: 8, 2x, last vs. Miss. St. (2/25/17)
FG Made: 3, 2x, last vs. Miss. St. (2/25/17)
FG Atts: 5, 2x, last vs. Bucknell (11/21/16)
FT Made: 3, vs. Norfolk St. (11/18/16)
FT Atts: 6, vs. Norfolk St. (11/18/16)
Rebounds: 7, vs. Norfolk St. (11/18/16)
Assists: 1, at Dayton (12/21/16)
Turnovers: 2, 4x, last vs. Miss. St. (2/25/17)
Blocks: 3, vs. Norfolk St. (11/18/16)
Steals: 1, 4x, last vs. Miss. St. (2/25/17)
Minutes: 18, vs. Norfolk St. (11/18/16)

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