2nd circular selection in the 2014 NBA Draft with the Chicago Bulls. He was drafted from the School of New Mexico, where he was called First-team All-MWC as well as the MWC Competition MVP in 2014. He performed his senior high school ball at Anglican Cathedral Grammar College in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Internationally, he was called towards the Australian men’s nationwide basketball group for the 2014 FIBA Golf ball World Glass in Spain. He once was over the Queensland group that won this year’s 2009 Under 20 Australian nationwide tournament. He was the 3rd of seven kids (four brothers, two sisters) blessed to Ian and Cent Bairstow, a veterinarian and a college teacher. His sibling Jarred played university basketball on the School of Central Oklahoma, and his sister Stephanie performed at Utah Condition School. He and Nikola Mirotic both became a member of the Chicago Bulls as rookies in 2014.