Darius Leonard
Darius  Leonard

Graduate Student

Raleigh, N.C.

High School:
Kestrel Heights HS

Last College:
Campbell University

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 225


Liberal Studies


GET IT TO THE GREEK: Mitoglou's Triple Sparks Deacs Past Pitt

The Deacons overcame a nine-point second half deficit to beat the Panthers 69-66


Wake Forest Falls at No. 10 Notre Dame 88-75

Fighting Irish use second-half surge to defeat the Deacons


Miller-McIntyre Scores 1,000th Point in 72-70 Win over Miami

Codi Miller-McIntyre scored his 1,000th career point with a late basket and Konstantinos Mitoglou hit six triples in the victory.


Deacons Survive Wolfpack Rally to Win 88-84

Wake Forest utilized a dominant first half to gain a 24-point advantage early in the second half, before holding off NC State's late burst to earn the victory


Wake Forest Falls to Florida State 82-76 in Double Overtime

Cornelius Hudson scored a career-high 18 points in the loss


2014-15 Media Day Coverage

The Demon Deacons hosted media day for the 2014-15 season at the Coliseum on Tuesday afternoon.


Darius Leonard Interview


Wake Forest vs. Virginia Tech - ACC Tournament

Wake Forest vs. Virginia Tech - March 10, 2015


Wake Forest at Duke - Mar. 4, 2015

Wake Forest at Duke - Mar. 4, 2015


Wake Forest Basketball Senior Day Ceremony - Mar. 1, 2015

Wake Forest Basketball Senior Day Ceremony - Mar. 1, 2015


Wake Forest vs. Virginia

The Cavaliers defeated Wake Forest inside the LJVM Coliseum on Wednesday night.


Wake Forest vs. Miami - Feb. 11, 2015

Wake Forest vs. Miami - Feb. 11, 2015

Leonard's Career Stats Get Acrobat Reader

A post-graduate transfer from Campbell University who is immediately eligible for the 2014-15 season ... Will have one season of eligibility for the Demon Deacons ... Officially accepted into Wake Forest's Liberal Studies graduate program in June 2014 ... Raleigh native who started his collegiate career at Kent State University in 2010-11 before transferring to Campbell after one season ... Veteran forward who can play inside and out ... Long, athletic big man who serves as a rim protector and rebounder ... Plays with great energy ... Good catch-and-shoot ability.

2013-14 (Campbell)
Averaged 10.2 points per game for the Camels ... Started 30 games while playing in 32 total contests ... Shot 50.4% from the floor and made 38% of his three-pointers ... Averaged 4.9 rebounds per game with 158 total boards on the season ... Chipped in 42 assists, 15 steals and 12 blocks with 327 total points ... Made 35 three-pointers for the year ... Played 25 minutes and went 8-for-12 from the floor in the season opener against Shenandoah (11/8) with nine boards, two assists and a block ... Tallied double-digit points in the first five games of the season ... Recorded 16 points along with five rebounds and was 4-for-4 from the free throw line in 15 minutes against Appalachian State (11/12) ... Had nine rebounds and 17 points at NC State (11/16) ... Scored 16 points and grabbed six rebounds at Cincinnati (11/20) ... Registered 21 points, seven rebounds and three assists against VMI (1/18) ... Had 16 points and four assists against Coastal Carolina (2/1) ... Had double-digit points for four straight games from Jan. 29 - Feb. 8.

2012-13 (Campbell)
Averaged 5.6 points, 3.7 rebounds and shot 47.5% from the floor overall ... Against the Big South, averaged 7.7 points and 4.3 boards ... Scored in double figures 7 times ... Saw action in all 33 games with 20 starts, averaging 18.5 minutes per game ... Career-high 17 points (8-15 FG) with 6 rebounds vs. Liberty (2/13) ... Had 12 points (6-12 FG) and 5 rebounds vs. High Point (2/6) ... Scored 10 points with 6 rebounds and a career-best 4 assists in win over Winthrop (1/19) ... Hit double-digits for 4th-straight game in win at Presbyterian (1/12), where he added a career-high 4 steals ... Scored 15 points with 7 rebounds and career-best 2 blocks in win at Longwood (1/9) ... Registered career highs with 16 points (8-11 FG) and 15 rebounds in 43 minutes of 3OT victory vs. Gardner-Webb (1/5) ... Scored 12 points in OT win at East Carolina (1/2) ... Scored 9 points with 6 rebounds at Iowa State (11/18).

2011-12 (Campbell)
Sat out the season due to NCAA transfer guidelines.

2010-11 (Kent State)
Averaged 1.9 points and 1.5 rebounds, while playing in 30 games as a freshman at Kent State ... Hit season-highs with 9 points and 9 rebounds in a win over Bryant ... Also tallied 7 points in a victory over Youngstown State for the Golden Flashes, who finished 25-12, won the Mid-American regular season title, and advanced to the third round of the National Invitation Tournament.

High School
A 2010 graduate of Kestrel Heights High School in Durham, N.C. ... As a senior, averaged 16.9 points and 11 rebounds while leading his team to a 37-7 record in 2009-10... Rated the 35th best senior in the state of North Carolina by the Charlotte Observer and ranked the 118th-best power forward in the country by ESPN.com.

Given name is Darius Devon Leonard ... Born Sept. 12, 1991 ... Son of Vicki Dunn and David Leonard... Has three brothers, Jay, Travis and Travion... Cousin of Donald Williams, MVP of the 1993 Final Four while leading North Carolina to the national championship ... Played for Carolina Cobras AAU program... Sport management/communication major at Campbell ... Majored in business management at Kent State.

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