Javonte Green was born in Peterson, Virginia. Green's nickname is "Woo," based on noises he made as a baby. He moved to Alberta, Virginia, when he was 12. Green attended Brunswick High School in nearby Lawrenceville and starred for the Bulldogs basketball and football squads. He played quarterback for the football team. During his senior season on the hoops team, Green averaged 18.6 points, 5.8 boards, 2.3 assists and 3.1 steals per contest and led the Brunswick to the VHSL Group AA Division 3 state title. After graduation, Green was offered a basketball scholarship from Radford University and a football scholarship from James Madison University. He choose to attend Radford. Green is a dual citizen of both the U.S. and Montenegro. Follow Green on Instagram @Savagewoo2 and at Twitter @2xtremebounce.