|Hometown:||Goose Creek, S.C.|
|High School:||Goose Creek HS|
FRESHMAN (2010-11): Saw action in 26 of the team’s 32 games over the course of his rookie year … scored a season-high four points on two separate occasions in contests at Wofford (1/06) and College of Charleston (1/15) … played a personal-high 18 minutes in reserve, establishing a single-game high in offensive rebounds (two) against Davidson (12/04) ... had a string of three straight contests in which he hit one field goal (at Colorado, 12/17; at New Mexico, 12/19; vs. S.C. State, 12/22) … behind a pair of two-assist contests (at New Mexico, 12/19; vs. SIU-Edwardsville, 12/23), Wright finished with 14 assists on the season … hauled in 19 total rebounds, including five offensive boards, on the season … posted a season-high three total rebounds in action against New Mexico (12/19) at The Pit … was a perfect 4-for-4 from the free throw line at College of Charleston (1/15).
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of Goose Creek High School ... lettered three years in basketball ... early commitment to The Citadel after playing under head coach Brad Dobbels ... named preseason AAAA Top-Five Senior in 2009-10 by High School Sports Report ... averaged 15 points and five assists per game as a senior ... earned All-State, All-Region and All-Lowcountry recognition during his final two seasons ... led his team to the lower state championship game in 2009-10 ... capped off a 2008-09 season, in which he averaged 10 points and six assists per game with a trip to the 4A State Championship.
PERSONAL: Full name is DeVontae Montrice Wright … born on June 18, 1992 in Charleston … son of Harriett and Joseph Wright … one of four children along with Brandon, Joseph and DeAndra … brother Brandon plays basketball at Erskine College … major is business administration.