- Transfer from VCU sitting out 2013-14 season
- Long, athletic forward who can fill variety of roles at the 4 and 5
- Has been compared to former Mississippi State star and current NBA player Jarvis Vanardo
Played one season for Shaka Smart at VCU…played in 25 of 35 contests as a freshman reserve…averaged 1.2 points and 1.4 rebounds in 7.4 minutes per game…was third on the squad with 11 blocked shots (0.44 bpg) which equates to 2.4 blocks per 40 minutes…posted season highs of five points (Virginia Union/Western Kentucky), six rebounds (Virginia Union) and four blocks (Western Kentucky)…blocked three or more shots in three games.
Played for Rick Francis at Lovejoy High School… ranked as high as No. 84 in the country and in the top 20 in talent-rich Georgia by recruiting services...averaged a double-double his junior (12.0 ppg, 11.0 rpg, 5.0 bpg) and senior (13.9 ppg, 10.6 rpg, 7.6 bpg) seasons earning All-State mention leading the Wildcats to a 49-10 mark…two-time All-Conference first team and three-time team Defensive Player of the Year…chose VCU over interest from Virginia Tech, Memphis, Richmond and Georgia Tech.
Justin A. Tuoyo was born June 18, 1994…son of Janina Tuoyo…two older brothers, Andre and Cedrick…honor roll student in high school…majoring in Sports Management.