Djery Baptiste 12
Djery  Baptiste
Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Gonaives, Haiti

High School:
Prestonwood Christian (Texas)

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 235

Position:
C

 

01/09/2018

Vanderbilt Postgame Notes

No. 24/23 Tennessee 92, Vanderbilt 84

01/02/2018

Vanderbilt Postgame Notes

Vanderbilt 76, Alabama 75

12/03/2017

Vanderbilt-Kansas State Postgame Notes

Kansas State 84, Vanderbilt 79

11/28/2017

Vanderbilt-Radford Postgame Notes

Vanderbilt 74, Radford 62

11/19/2017

Vanderbilt-USC Postgame Notes

No. 10 USC 93, Vanderbilt 89 (OT)

01/13/2018

Vanderbilt vs. Kentucky (USATSI)

Photos from Vanderbilt men's basketball vs. Kentucky - Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018

01/09/2018

Vanderbilt vs. Tennessee

Vanderbilt takes on in-state rival Tennessee Tuesday night at Memorial Gym.

01/02/2018

Vanderbilt vs. Alabama

Vanderbilt takes on Alabama Tuesday night at Memorial Gym in the SEC home opener.

01/02/2018

Vanderbilt vs. Alabama (USATSI)

Photos from Vanderbilt men's basketball vs. Alabama - Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018

12/22/2017

Vanderbilt vs. Alcorn State (12/22/17)

View photos of Vanderbilt's win over Alcorn State on December 22, 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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