Family affair: 5-star 2023 guard Reed Sheppard, son of former Kentucky basketball players, commits to Wildcats
Reed Sheppard will be playing college basketball for John Calipari and the Kentucky Wildcats.
The 5-star combo guard from London, Ky., just over 75 miles from Lexington, announced on Saturday morning that he has committed to the Wildcats. Louisville, Indiana, Ohio State, and Virginia were among his finalists, but the son of Wildcat basketball alums will carry on his parents’ tradition. His father, Jeff, was named the Most Outstanding Player in the 1998 Final Four during Kentucky’s 2nd championship run in 3 seasons.
Reed Sheppard is considered the No. 22 player and No. 5 combo guard in the class of 2023 by 247Sports. He is also ranked as the No. 1 player in the Bluegrass State.
Below, you can take a look at his highlight video: