Jacquil Taylor
Jacquil  Taylor


Cambridge, Mass.

High School:
Beaver Country Day School

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 217



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High School:
• Three-star recruit according to ESPN.com and ranked as the No. 6 prospect in the state of Massachusetts.
• Three-star recruit according to Rivals.
• As a senior, was named the Eastern Independent League (EIL) MVP, team MVP and named to the Boston Globe All-Scholastic Team for the third straight year, leading his team to the NEPSAC Class B title.
• Named eighth-best player in New England by the New England Recruiting Report.
• Named Big Man of the Year, Best Shot Blocker and MVP by Hoop Mountain (AAU).
• Earned first-team All-NEPSAC Class B accolades as a sophomore, leading Beaver Country Day to an undefeated regular season and the NEPSAC Class B title, typically one of the toughest conferences in America.
• Averaged 15.1 points, 8.3 rebounds and 3.2 blocks a game as a sophomore, being named the EIL Co-MVP. Was also named to the Boston Globe All-Scholastic Team.
• Was mentioned as one of the top five players in New England before his injury.
• Most-highly touted big man to come out of Cambridge, Mass., since New York Knicks Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing.
• Very underrated prospect with tremendous upside as a foot injury caused him to miss most of his junior year as well as the summer AAU circuit.
• Brother, Maurice, played basketball last season at North Carolina A&T.
• Chose Purdue over offers from Providence, Saint Joseph's and North Carolina A&T and was receiving interest from Maryland, Pittsburgh, Boston College and others before his injury.
• Coached by Juan Figueroa.

• Born March 17, 1995, in Cambridge, Mass.
• Son of Maurice Taylor and Jamycia Bailey-Taylor.
• Has six brothers (Maurice, Jaron, Marquis, Dante, Christopher and Michan) and one sister (Jalia).
• Aspires to be a filmmaker, and plans to major in Film and Video Studies.
• Chose Purdue because he sees an opportunity to do something special.