Juwan Morgan, son of Lynn and Darren, was born in 1997 in Waynesville, Missouri -- a military town nestle. Morgan comes from a military family. His mother is a former army drill sergeant of 22 years and his father served for a decade in the infantry. Morgan grew to 6-foot-3 by the time he got to eighth grade and now stands 6-foot-7. He dominated high school basketball at Waynesville High. As a junior, Morgan averaged 19 points and 11 rebounds, leading his team to a No. 1 ranking state ranking and taking home all-state honors from the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association. He was even better as a senior, averaging 18 points, 10 rebounds and 4.0 blocks in his final year at Waynesville and finishing as a finalist for Mr. Basketball in the state of Missouri. Morgan chose to pursue collegiate basketball at Indiana University at Bloomington, where he majored in sport communications. Juwan Morgan spent four years (2015-19) at Indiana University at Bloomington, playing in a combined 128 games for the Hoosiers, starting 85 times. He spent his freshman season learning the ropes of the college game, and averaged 2.4 points per game in 30 matchups, getting roughly 9 minutes of playing time each outing. Morgan saw drastic improvement as a sophomore and made the first 20 starts of his collegiate career. He played in 32 games that year, averaging 7.7 points and 5.6 rebounds a night. He was even better as a junior, averaging 16.5 points and 7.4 rebounds per game for the Hoosiers -- his best collegiate season. That year, Morgan led the entire Big Ten with a Player Efficiency Rating of 29.5, and finished second in the Big Ten in field goal percentage. Morgan started his senior year on the Wooden Award Preseason watch list. He backed up the hype, averaging 15.5 points and 8.2 assists in 35 games, all starts. Those numbers won Morgan a spot on the 2018-19 All-Big Ten 3rd Team.