Wright is originally from Bowie, Maryland. In 2007 he was a McDonalds All-American and had the opportunity to play in the Jordan Brand Classic. In the McDonalds All-American game he was crowned as the 3 point shooting champion. His high school team was St. John's College High School and was a Washington Post All-Met from 2005–07 an honor only Adrian Dantley has accomplished in the last 30 years. In 2007 he averaged 30 points per game while leading his team to a second place finish in one of the toughest high school basketball conferences in America, the WCAC. He was also named the GatoradeWashington, DC player of the year.
On September 27, 2007, it was announced that Wright had broken is ankle during a pick up game, and that he would miss the "early part of the season". Wright reinjured his ankle in December 2007, and missed the next eighteen games. On March 13,... Read More