Named team MVP at Markham District High School in both 2014 and 2015 ... spent the last two years of his prep career at the highly competitive Orangeville Prep ... produced 17.2 points and 11.9 rebounds a night while dishing out 4.2 assists and swiping 1.4 steals in his final season, showcasing a unique skill set for his size that allows him to play multiple positions ... Ontario Scholastic Basketball Association All-Academic Team in 2016-17 ... Ontario Scholar and Mathematics Achievement Award in 2016.
Full name is Aaryndeep S. Rai ... interested in a medical profession, specifically neurosurgery.
McLAUGHLIN ON RAI
“Aaryn brings a mixture of length and skill that blends well with a competitive streak that is evident each time he steps on the floor. He has a true joy for the game, and fits in well with our approach of how he strives to get better. His work ethic and eagerness to want to get better will allow him to contribute at multiple positions. Beyond that, Aaryn's personality and everyday approach will translate well to our program.”