John Collins
John  Collins


West Palm Beach, Fla.

High School:
Cardinal Newman HS

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 235



Deacons Rally to Defeat Pitt, 63-59

Wake Forest matched its program record by overcoming a 19-point deficit behind 22 points and 13 boards from John Collins.


Wake Forest Falls to Clemson, 73-68

The Tigers finished the game on a 15-0 run to turn a 68-58 deficit into a victory.


Deacs Open 2016-17 by Beating Radford, 80-59

Wake Forest led from start to finish, fueled by John Collins' first-career double-double.


Wake Forest vs. Kansas State (NCAA First Four)

Wake Forest vs. Kansas State (NCAA First Four) March 14, 2017


USATSI Gallery - Wake Forest vs. Virginia Tech - ACC Tournament 2017

USATSI Gallery - Wake Forest vs. Virginia Tech - ACC Tournament 2017


Wake Forest vs. Virginia Tech

March 4, 2017


USATSI Gallery - No. 8 Louisville @ Wake Forest

USATSI Gallery - No. 8 Louisville @ Wake Forest


Wake Forest vs. Pitt

The Wake Forest men's basketball team took on Pitt inside the LJVM Coliseum on Wednesday, Feb. 22.

• Wake Forest's 15th All-American (first since 2009-10) and the program's first first-team All-ACC selection since 2004-05
• 2016-17 ACC Most Improved Player after increasing his scoring average by 11.9 points per game from his freshman season
• Led the nation in Player Efficiency Rating in 2016-17
• His streak of 12 consecutive 20-point games was the longest by a Demon Deacon in four decades

• 2nd Team Basketball Times All-American
• First-Team All-ACC and ACC Most Improved Player
• Two-time ACC Player of the Week (Jan. 23, Feb. 20)
• Two-time NCAA.com Team of the Week (Dec. 6, Feb. 20)
• USBWA and NABC All-District Team
• Started all 33 games
• Averaged 19.2 points and 9.8 rebounds per game
• Led the ACC in field goal percentage at 62.2 percent
• Led the nation in Player Efficiency Rating in 2016-17
• 17 double-doubles, most by a Deac in a season since Al-Farouq Aminu had 19 in 2009-10
• Led ACC in scoring in conference games at 20.3 PPG
• Had a streak 12 straight 20-point games, longest streak by a Deac since 1970-71 (Charlie Davis)
• The first Demon Deacon with 600 points and 300 rebounds in a season since Tim Duncan in 1996-97
• Led the ACC with 10 20-and-10 games, including four in a row, marking the longest such streak by an ACC player since Duke's Shane Battier had five straight 20-and-10 games in 2000-01
• Career-high 31 points (13-18 FG) and 15 rebounds at No. 12 Duke (Feb. 18), the first 30-and-15 game by a visitor at Cameron Indoor Stadium in over a decade
• Had 25 points and 11 rebounds in win vs. No. 8 Louisville (Mar. 1)
• Scored 29 points (12-14 FG) and had 10 rebounds at Clemson (Feb. 14)
• Had a career-high 16 rebounds at Northwestern (Nov. 28) and at Boston College (Jan. 31)

• Appeared in all 31 games, making one start
• Averaged 7.3 points and 3.9 rebounds in 14.4 minutes per game
• Led team in field goal shooting at 54.7 (81-148) percent (min. 100 attempts)
• Fourth on the team with 23 blocks
• Scored in double figures in 13 games
• 16 points and six rebounds in first career start vs. No. 23 Notre Dame (Feb. 24)
• 12 points (4-4 FG, 4-4 FT) and five rebounds vs. Coastal Carolina (Dec. 18)
• 14 points and eight rebounds vs. No. 19 Vanderbilt (Nov. 24)
• 10 points and nine rebounds vs. No. 13 Indiana (Nov. 23)
• 10 points (5-7 FG), seven rebounds and three blocks in 11 minutes in collegiate debut vs. UMBC (Nov. 13)

• A 2015 graduate and three-year letterman at Cardinal Newman High School in West Palm Beach, Fla.
• 2014-15 Florida Class 4A Player of the Year
• As a senior, was named Palm Beach Post Player of the Year and the Gatorade Palm Beach Player of the Year
• Earned Sun Sentinel Player of the Year honors
• Averaged 20.3 points and 10.2 rebounds during his senior season in 2014-15
• Rated as a four-star recruit by ESPN and a three-star by Rivals and Scout
• Ranked by Scout as the No. 23 power forward in the class
• ESPN had him as the No. 36 power forward, No. 47 in the South Region and 17th in the state of Florida
• Ranked by Scout as the No. 5 power forward in the South Region and No. 4 at the position in the state of Florida
• Played AAU ball for the Florida Flash, formally known as e1t1 Flash

• Full name is John Martin Collins III
• Nickname is "JC"
• Son of Lyria Rissing-Collins
• Born September 23, 1997 in Layton, Utah
• Has one younger sibling (Jayden)

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