Hutchison was born in Mission Viejo, California in 1996 to Charles and Tanya Hutchison. The small forward starred during his last two years at Mission Viejo High School. In his junior season, Hutchison averaged 13.8 points and went all the way to the state regional quarterfinals. As a senior, he increased his output to 19.5 points per game and was named to the All-South Coast League first team. Heading into the 2014-15 college campaign, Hutchison was ranked as the No. 7 prospect in California and No. 19 small forward in the country. He received offers from several schools and eventually signed with Boise State. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram (@cmohutchison).