Chet Holmgren (born May 1, 2002) is an American basketball player who attends Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis, Minnesota. A consensus five-star recruit and one of the highest ranked players in the 2021 class, he stands 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) and plays the center position. In addition to his size and shot-blocking, he is known for his ball-handling and perimeter shooting skills. As a freshman at Minnehaha Academy, Holmgren averaged 6.2 points and 3.0 rebounds per game. His team won its second straight Class 2A state championship. In his sophomore season, Holmgren averaged 18.6 points and 11.0 rebounds per game and led his team to another Class 2A state title. After the season, he had success with his Amateur Athletic Union team Grassroots Sizzle at the Under Armour Association, earning tournament most valuable player honors. As a result, he emerged as one of the highest ranked players in the 2021 class and started receiving more NCAA Division I interest. In August 2019, Holmgren attracted national attention for crossing o
ver basketball player Stephen Curry at Curry's own SC30 Select Camp.