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Djery Baptiste

  • Player
  • Seasons: 2018-19
  • Number: 11
  • Position: C
  • Height: 6' 10“
  • Weight: 235
  • Hometown: Gonaives, Haiti
  • High School: Prestonwood Christian Academy (Plano, TX)
  • Prep School: none
  • Transfer From: Vanderbilt
  • Birthday: November 12, 19951)

At UMass

2018-19 Graduate Student

Roster photo 2018-19

  • Graduated early from Vanderbilt and will enroll at UMass as a graduate student
  • Will be immediately eligible for the second semester of the 2018-19 season with the Minutemen
  • Will also be eligible for all of the 2019-20 season with UMass2)



2017-18 Redshirt Sophomore year

Roster photo 2017-18

  • Played in 29 games and made 10 starts
  • Averaged 2.4 points per game in 15.2 minutes
  • Scored career-high 13 points in win over UNC Asheville; tallied career highs in points (13), field goals made (5), then-rebounds (8), and minutes played (25) against Bulldogs
  • Also scored in double figures at South Carolina with 10 points
  • Grabbed career-high nine rebounds vs. Kansas State
  • Played career-high 34 minutes against USC

2016-17 Redshirt Freshman year

  • 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.

2015-16 Freshman year

  • Redshirted his freshman season
  • Signed with the Commodores in November of 2014
  • Chose the Commodores over UConn, SMU, Oregon, and USC


Total 3-Pointers Rebounds
2016-17 VU3522747.82548.521001320.6502540651.9590124144631.8
2017-18 VU291044215.23066.455003041.73234691033.6744524267903.1

Career highs from

High School

  • Was ranked the eighth-best player in the state of Texas according to ESPN
  • 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


  • Djery Jean Baptiste
  • Born November 12, 1995
  • Son of Hebert Jean Baptiste and Wislonde Destin
  • Speaks four languages and hopes to one day be a diplomat in his native Haiti
  • Plans to major in Public Policy and Linguistics3)
  • Recipient of the Myer Family Men's Basketball Scholarship4)
  • Advice to youngsters: “Seek God”
baptiste_djery.txt · Last modified: 2019/03/11 17:01 by mikeuma