Gabriel was born March 26, 1997 in Khartoum, Sudan. After moving to the United States, he played his first three high school seasons at Trinity High School in New Hampshire. For his senior year, he attended Wilbraham and Monson Academy in Massachusetts, where he averaged 22.0 points, 14.0 rebounds and 7.0 blocks. In his high school days, Gabriel appeared in highly-regarded events such as the Jordan Brand Classic and Nike Hoop Summit. As a five-star recruit, Gabriel received looks from the likes of Duke and Maryland, but he ultimately attended Kentucky. You can follow Gabriel on Twitter and Instagram (@WenyenGabriel).