Justin
Wright-Foreman
Position: PG
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 190 lbs
School/Club: Hofstra
Status: Senior
Birthday: 10/27/1997

Career Highlights

  • Ranked second in the nation in scoring (27.1 ppg) as a Senior in 2018-19.
  • 2018-19 AP Honorable Mention All-American.
  • Finished second in Hofstra history in career points (2,327) and three-pointers made (277).
  • Scored in double figures in 88 straight games to conclude his career, the seventh-longest streak in Division I history. 

Senior (2018-19)

  • Finalist for the Jerry West Award as the nation's top shooting guard.
  • Earned CAA, ECAC and USBWA District II Player of the Year honors.
  • His 948 points set a school record and broke David Robinson’s CAA single-season mark (903 for Navy in 1986-87).
  • One of four players in D-I to shoot better than 50.0 percent from the field with 500-plus attempts.
  • Scored at least 40 points three times.
  • Led Hofstra to a school-record 27 wins and a berth in the postseason NIT. 

Strengths

  • Combo guard with natural scoring ability.
  • Scores on a variety of runners and floaters.
  • Capable shooter off the catch and off the dribble.
  • Forced into a scoring role, but has good vision. 

Personal

  • Named 2018 Senior CLASS Award All-America Second Team for his on- and off-court excellence.
  • Coached at Hofstra by childhood idol Craig “Speedy” Claxton, an assistant who played seven season in the NBA and won a title with the San Antonio Spurs in 2003. 

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