Alec Jacoby (Coby) White was born in Goldsboro, North Carolina in 2000 to Donald and Bonita White. During the 1970s, Donald played four years of college basketball at North Carolina Central. White's older brother Will also participated in the early 2010s at Mars Hill University. At the Greenfield School, Coby established a career state high-school record by scoring 3,573 points. He went on to earn the honors of North Carolina's Mr. Basketball and USA Today's North Carolina Player of the Year after his senior season in 2018. White also led the Team USA in scoring that summer at the FIBA Under-18 Americas Championship, en route to winning the Gold Medal. You can follow him on Twitter (@whitecoby2) and Instagram (@cobywhite).