Small forwards who shot 58% in the field during his freshman season using the School of Kentucky Wildcats. He made a decision to forego the 2013 NBA Draft to remain at the School of Kentucky. He participated in the McDonald’s All-American Video game in 2012. He was a five-star recruit appearing out of high school regarding to both Scout and Competitors. His parents are Antoine and Regina Poythress. He was teammates on the School of Kentucky with Nerlens Noel, who go on to become first-round choose in the 2013 NBA Draft.