2022-23 South Kent School Season Preview


South Kent School is an all male boarding school, founded in 1924 and located in Litchfield County, CT. Over the years, It’s basketball program has been uber-prolific in producing high level college prospects. Head coach Raphael Chillious returned last year for his second stint as Director of Basketball and Prep Basketball Head Coach. Coach Chillious’ first term at South Kent was from 2003-2008, during which time he was the architect of South Kent’s basketball program and the driving force behind its rise to national prominence.  In between his SKS runs, he developed a reputation as a tremendous recruiter and assistant coach at University of Washington, East Carolina, Villanova and UCONN.


Last year, in Chillious’ first nonCovid year back, SKS made it into the National Prep School Championship tournament. The program competes as both a NEPSAC AAA team and as a member of the very high level New England Basketball League. Now, with full year of nonpandemic-hindered recruiting, Chillious will likely have one of the deepest rosters in school history. So deep, the program will field two college prospect laden teams.  Accordingly, college coaches will find this fall’s Open Gym schedule to be a full smorgasboard offering of talent, as shown below.


Elmarko Jackson (2023) 6-3 point guard - High Major, ranked #18 nationally by Rivals (Has offers from Big East, BIG10, Big 12, ACC, and Pac 12 schools.)


Papa Kante (2023) 6-10 forward - High Major ranked #91 nationally by Rivals (Has offers from Maryland, Michigan, Memphis, Pitt, Rutgers, etc)

Isaiah Watts (2023) 6-3 combo guard - Has offers/interest from Boston U, Missouri, Washington, Washington State, Charlotte, Siena, UMBC, etc.


Jalen Cox (2023) 6-3 combo guard - Has interestfrom Big West, MWC, WCC, Pac 12, MAC, and CAA schools


Jalal Mckie (2023) 6-4 wing guard - Projected Mid Major/Mid Major+

Trey Boyd III (2023) 6-3 combo guard - Projected Low Major/Mid Major


Elijah Wilborn (2023) 6-8 forward - Projected Low Major/High Major - (Has offers from Albany, St. Peters, and Texas A&M Commerce)


Jojo Wallace (2024) 6-3 combo guard - Projected Mid Major/High Major

Krishen Atwal (2023) 6-5 wing - Projected Low Major/Mid Major - (Has offers from Air Force, Alabama State, and Western Michigan)


Jason Schofield (2024) 6-8 forward - Projected Mid Major/High Major (Has an offer from Illinois)


Jacob Hogarth (2024) 6-8 forward - Projected Mid Major/High Major (Has an offer from Fairfield)


Kamal Muhammad (2023) 6-7 forward - Projected Low Major


Uchenna Anthony NNajiofor (2026) 6-10 - Projected High Major


Luke Razi (2024) 6-3 point guard - Projected Ivy/Patriot


Oliver Jones (2024) 6-0 point guard -Projected Ivy/Patriot (has Samford offer)


Fabien Graham (2023) 6-1 combo guard - Projected D2/Low Major


Adam Chiachia (2025) 6-8 small forward - Projected Mid Major


Xander Booker (2024) 6-7 small forward - Projected Ivy/Patriot/High Academic D3


Bryce Bennett (2026) 6-4 wing guard - Projected Mid Major+


Jaryn Aguiar (2025) 5-11 point guard - Projected Mid Major+


Nehemiah Young (2026) 6-0 combo guard - Projected Mid Major+

Mano Idir 6-5 (2024) wing - Projected High Academic D3


Peter Davis II (2023) 6-2 combo guard - High Academic D3


Lamonte Duffus (2023) 6-4 wing - Projected D2


Michael Azinge (2023) 6-4 wing - Projected D3/D1 Walk-on


Henry Herman (2023) 6-2 point guard - Projected High Academic D3/Ivy or Patriot Walk-on


Anthony Hamilton (2023) 6-5 wing - Projected D3


Isaiah Young (2025) 5-11 combo guard - Projected D3/Low Major