Prior to UTSA
Played one season at Milwaukee under coach Bart Lundy, helping the Panthers to a resurgence that generated the best program record in seven years, an impressive 22-12 finish and a quarterfinal appearance in the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) … appeared in 33 gamed, earning a spot in the starting lineup on 14 occasions ... averaged 7.3 points, 4.4 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game ... shot 43.2 percent (82-of-190) from the field overall, 42.9 percent (24-of-56) from deep and 68.4 percent (52-of-76) from the free throw line ... scored in double-figures on nine occasions ... finished ninth in the Horizon League in assist/turnover ratio (1.4) ... led the team with 98 total assists and finished 14th in the league ... among key outings, hit the game-winning three-pointer as time expired against UC Davis (Nov. 26) – the play went on to earn the No. 3 spot on ESPN SportsCenter ... put together a season-high performance against SEMO (Nov. 29) with 19 points, nine free throws and 31 minutes played, while grabbing a career-best 13-rebound performance … chipped in nine points, five rebounds and three assists in the CBI quarterfinals against Charlotte (March 20) … before MKE, played one season at Navarro College in Corsicana, Texas, working his way into a starting role by the end of his 28-game season with the Bulldogs … shot 44 percent to average 12.6 points per game at Navarro, also contributing 5.1 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 1.8 steals and 1.2 blocks per contest … scored in double-figures 20 times, putting up 28 points against Tyler and 26 points versus Bossier Parish to top his performances … began his collegiate career at Division II Queens University of Charlotte in North Carolina in his first stint playing under Lundy ... shot 70 percent (21-of-30) from the field, 57.1 percent from the arc and 85.7 percent at the free throw line, but only saw limited time - averaging 8.7 points and 1.5 rebounds for the 23rd-ranked Royals.

High School
Finished his prep career at Village Christian Academy in Fayetteville, North Carolina, playing under current UTSA assistant coach Kurtis Darden … helped lead the Knights to a 22-6 record as a senior and consecutive NCISAA 3-A State Championship runner-up finishes … 2020 NCISAA 3A All-State honoree … second on the team in scoring as a senior and was rated a three-star prospect by Rivals and 247Sports out of high school – ranking as one of the Tarheel State's Top-10 rated high school recruits from the Class of 2020 by multiple services.

Nicknamed JT, was born on June 4 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana … the son of Ronetta Thomas … has three brothers; Quinton, Joshua and Julian … majoring in Multidisciplinary Studies at UTSA … his brother, Quinton played four seasons of DI college basketball, logging 48 games at Nicholls State and 41 games at Southeastern Louisiana.