LOS ANGELES, CA – Today, McDonald’s unveiled that local Los Angeles students are among the top basketball talent nominated to take part in the 2020 McDonald’s All American Games. The list of more than 900 top girls and boys high school seniors from across the country recognizes 63 players from California, including 19 from Los Angeles. The local players nominated for the 2020 Games are:
- Amound Anderson, Leuzinger High School, Lawndale
- Brandon Boston, Jr, Sierra Canyon High School, Chatsworth
- Josh Camper, St. John Bosco High School, Bellflower
- Josh Christopher, Mayfair High School, Lakewood
- Xaiver Davis, Cathedral High School, Los Angeles
- Keith Dinwiddie, Fairfax High School, Los Angeles
- Brase Dottin, Harvard-Westlake High School, Studio City
- Terren Frank, Sierra Canyon High School, Chatsworth
- Michael Frankling, Gardena High School, Gardena
- Justin Gladney, Fairfax High School, Los Angeles
- Andre Henry, St. Francis High School, La Cañada
- Justyn Hunter, Fairfax High School, Los Angeles
- Isaiah Johnson, Bishop Montgomery High School, Torrance
- Jahveon Medearis, Warren High School, Downey
- Sean Newman, Culver City High School, Culver City
- Devin Tillis, Windward School, Los Angeles
- Barry Wilds, Fairfax High School, Los Angeles
- Ziaire Williams, Sierra Canyon High School, Chatsworth
- Brown Wynton, St. John Bosco High School, Bellflower
- Nicholas Bowden, St. Bernard’s, Play del Rey
Alumni of the nation’s premier high school basketball all-star event include Michael Jordan, LeBron James, James Harden, Maya Moore and Candace Parker. This year’s list of talent includes players from 48 states and the District of Columbia who have been selected by high school coaches, athletic directors, principals and members of the McDonald’s All American Games Selection Committee.
A complete list of 2020 McDonald’s All American Games Nominees is available at mcdaag.com. The final rosters of the top 24 girls and 24 boys for the 2020 McDonald’s All American Games will be revealed on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 3 p.m. ET on ESPN’s The Jump and also covered at 6 p.m. ET on ESPN’s SportsCenter. Follow @McDAAG on Twitter and Instagram for more information in the lead-up to the reveal of the country’s top emerging players.
The 19th annual McDonald’s All American Girls Game will tip off on ESPN2 at 5 p.m. ET Wednesday, April 1. The 43rd annual Boys Game immediately follows at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN.
McDonald’s All American Games continues to invest in local communities across the country through support of Ronald McDonald House Charities and its network of local Chapters. At RMHC, programs like the Ronald McDonald House®, Ronald McDonald Family Room® and Ronald McDonald Care Mobile® provide comfort and compassion to families with ill or injured children so they are fully supported and able to be a part of their child’s care.
Be sure to follow @McDAAG on Twitter and Instagram to receive exclusive access to 2020 McDonald’s All American Games announcements and a behind-the-scenes look at current and past McDonald’s All Americans.
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About Ronald McDonald House Charities®
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC), is a non-profit, 501 (c) (3) corporation that creates, finds, and supports programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children and their families. Through its global network of over 275 Chapters in more than 65 countries and regions, and its three core programs: the Ronald McDonald House, the Ronald McDonald Family Room and the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile, RMHC helps families with ill or injured children stay together, and close to the medical care their child needs at leading hospitals worldwide. RMHC programs not only provide access to quality health care, they enable family-centered care ensuring families are fully supported and actively involved in their children’s care. For more information, visit rmhc.org. Follow RMHC on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.