|Joshua K Willis Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||December 4, 2001|
Joshua K. Willis is a young basketball star who is looking to take his talent to the next level. A 6’5” guard who can also play small forward also possesses the talent, basketball IQ, size, and strength to take over a game with his outstanding ballhandling and shooting skills. Furthermore, he is a selfless teammate, willing to do whatever it takes to help his team win.
Josh graduated from Morton East High School in Cicero, Illinois, in 2020 as the world began grappling with the coronavirus pandemic and is seeking the opportunity to compete at the NCAA Division I level or pursue a professional contract overseas. His ultimate goal is to play in the NBA.
Josh is an outstanding dribbler and shooter. He uses his size and strength to protect the ball and has a virtually unlimited range to consistently make shots, even with a defender’s hand in his face. His range forces opponents to come out and defend him, opening up lanes for him to either drive to the rim or find open teammates.
Josh compares his game to Michael Carter-Williams and D’Angelo Russell because he is a tall guard able to dribble and shoot. However, others say, he is more like Kevin Durant. Josh’s abilities and versatility are reflected in the different players to his name draws comparisons.
While the defense is an area that Josh cited as needing improvement in the past, he has made tremendous strides in improving this aspect of his game. Teammates and coaches noted a significant improvement in his defense, thanks to his commitment on the court and work of the court studying the game to learn more about defensive responsibilities.
Joshua Kareem Willis
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Cicero, Chicago, Illinois, United States
Joshua went to Genevieve Melody Public School for his elementary school education.
He then went to North Lawndale College Prep (Collins Campus) for his freshman and sophomore years. For his Junior and Senior years, he went to Morton East High School in Cicero.
- Father – Benjamin Willis
- Mother – Ida Boykin-Davis (Josh’s Manager)
- Siblings – Benjamin Willis Jr (Oldest Brother), William Davis (2nd Oldest Brother) Dominique Willis (3rd Oldest Brother), Jameel Willis (4th Oldest Brother)
His mom Ida Boykin-Davis is his manager.
Point Guard, Small Forward
6 ft 5 in or 195.5 cm
120 kg or 264.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
He is African American.
On April 30, 2022, he collaborated with Scentcraft and released his own personal fragrance on his Instagram (@joshuakwillis7).
- Ball Handling
His father Benjamin Willis has served as his personal trainer for physical training and diet.
Joshua K Willis Favorite Things
- Food – Vegan
- TV Shows – Nature
- Color – Gold
- Book – The Bible
- Rapper – G Herbo
Source – As told by Joshua himself
Joshua K Willis Facts
- Josh has no sister and is the youngest of all brothers.
- Josh has attended the In The Gym Hoops basketball camp.
- He plays the Point Guard position in basketball.
- He is also vegan. Hence, he stays away from eating living things and only eats plant-based food and drinks water and almond milk.
- He also attended the NBA G League Windy City Bulls tryout on September 9, 2022. But he didn’t fit enough to make the training camp with the other bigger-name players.
- When he was little, he didn’t have much, and neither did his family. So, it was hard for them to carry out day-to-day expenses.
- In order to keep himself focused on the basketball court, he always thinks of his upbringing and where he came from and tries to give his best.
- Josh rarely goes out if it’s not basketball or church. Other than that, he just rests and relaxes.
- Josh’s hidden talent is drawing and coloring.