|High School:||Montverde Academy|
(as of Jan. 18, 2017)
Christ Koumadje's Career Highs:
PTS: 14 vs.Winthrop (11-18-16)
REBS: 5, 3x last vs. Nicholls State (12-8-16)
BLK: 4, vs. Illinois (11-25-16)
FTA: 6 vs. Mississippi State (12-16-15)
ON KOUMADJE: Improved as much as any Seminole as a freshman and his continued improvement will make the Seminoles a tough team to beat defensively during the remainder of his career…at 7-4, he is the tallest player in Florida State history…returned from a stress fracture in his left leg suffered in pre-season practice to become a formidable player in the Seminoles’ rotation during the 2015-16 season…had barley practiced in October and November of his freshman season when he returned to earn 10 minutes of playing time in the Seminoles’ 2015-16 season-opening victory over Nicholls State…totaled three points and four rebounds in his debut despite his limited practice time heading into the season…blocked 19 shots and shot .481 from the field in his 26 games played to display his incredible potential…averaged 6.1 minutes played…earned double figure minutes played per game in seven different games including four ACC games with his career-high of 18 minutes played in Florida State’s monumental victory over Florida in Gainesville…a 5-star recruit by Florida Hoops…a 4-star recruit and the No. 25 ranked center by ESPN.com…the No. 28 prep prospect at the center position by scout.com…has tremendous range as a shot blocker…played two seasons at Montverde Academy (2014 and 2015)…his most impressive attributes are his ability to run the floor and finish at the rim…gives the Seminoles another rim protector in addition to graduate student Michael Ojo and freshman Mfiondu Kebegnele…while his long reach makes him an intimidating shot blocker, his development of a jumper from inside and outside of the lane has vastly improved his offensive game…is very athletic, has great coordination and an unlimited celling as a basketball player…impacts each game he plays in with his ability to get his hands in passing lanes and on shots…his stock improved throughout his senior season after he realized a breakout at the Reebok Classic in July of 2014…reports from the Reebok Classic characterized him as a “terror on both offense and defense, dunking everything in his area and rebounding and blocking shots at a high rate.”…
AS A SOPHOMORE (2017): Started the season off with 9 points against Charleston Southern (Nov. 12)...Recorded a career high of 14 points against Winthrop (Nov. 18)...tied his career high with 5 rebounds against Detroit Mercy (Nov. 20)... Recorded a career high in blocks with 4 against Illinois in the third place of the NIT Season Tip-off (Nov 25)...Scored 7 points and recorded another 3 rebounds off the bench in against Minnesota in the ACC/Big Ten Challange (Nov. 28)...Scored 8 points, brought down 4 rebounds and blocked 3 shots against George Washington (Dec. 4)...Scored 9 points and tied his career high with 5 rebounds against Nicholls State (Dec. 8)...
AS A FRESHMAN (2016): Averaged 1.3 points (12th on the team), 1.5 rebounds (10th) and 0.7 blocked shots (third) as he played in 26 games and averaged 6.1 minutes played per game in his first season as a Seminole…shot the basketball well from the field (.481) as he made 13 of the 27 shots he attempted as a freshman…his 19 blocked shots in limited playing time ranked third on the team behind only 59 by Boris Bojanovsky (in 18.0 minutes played per game) and 34 by Jarquez Smith (in 14.4 minutes played per game…his career high for points in a single game (five) came against both DePaul in the second round of the Paradise Jam (Nov. 21) and at Louisville in only his sixth career ACC game (Jan. 20)…scored points in 11 of the 26 games in which he earned playing time…scored three points in his career debut in Florida State’s victory over Nicholls State at the Donald L. Tucker Center (Nov. 15)…his first career point came on his first career free throw attempt at the 7:58 mark of the first half against Nicholls State…was one-of-two from the free throw line to increase Florida State’s lead to 41-22…scored his first career basket on his first career field goal attempt in the Seminoles’ 109-62 win over the Colonels…made the basket on a dunk and increased Florida State’s lead to 50-24 with 3:44 remaining in the first half…Florida State’s victory over the Colonels was its largest margin of victory (+47 points) during the season…one of the Seminoles’ top rebounders as he pulled down 38 rebounds in 159 minutes played (one rebound for every 4.2 minutes played)…totaled four rebounds in his career debut against Nicholls State and totaled his career high of five rebounds in Florida State’s win over DePaul in the Paradise Jam…multiple rebounds in 11 different games…his career high of five rebounds came in 11 minutes against DePaul as he scored five points, pulled down five rebounds and blocked his career-high of three shots in the Seminoles’ victory over the Blue Demons (Nov. 21)…four rebounds also came in 11 minutes of playing time in the Seminoles’ victory over Florida (Dec. 29)…a talented shot blocker, he blocked his career-high of three blocked shots in three different victories…three blocked shots came against DePaul, in Florida State’s victory at NC State (Jan. 13) and in the Seminoles’ victory over Clemson at the Donald L. Tucker Center in Tallahassee (Jan. 30)….also two blocked shots at Louisville (Jan. 20)…double figure minutes came in seven different games with his career high of 18 minutes coming in the Seminoles’ win over Florida…
AT MONTVERDE ACADEMY: Graduated from Montverde Academy in 2015…was a member of the Eagle’s National Championship teams as both a junior and as a senior…averaged 2.9 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.2 blocked shots as a senior in 2015…defeated Oak Hill Academy and Seminole teammate Dwayne Bacon, 70-61, in the national championship at Madison Square Garden on April 4, 2015…a starter in the Eagles’ victory over Oak Hill in the national championship game…helped Montverde to a 31-1 record during the 2015 season…was a member of Montverde’s undefeated team (28-0)…his record as a two-year varsity letter winner at Montverde was 59-1 (.983 winning percentage)…played on the same team as Ben Simmons of LSU who was generally considered to be the nation’s No. 1 prep recruit in 2015…totaled blocked shots in 20 of the 23 games he played in as a senior…totaled a season high five blocked shots against IMG Academy on November 28 and four against Wayne High School on December 19…among his Montverde teammates who Koumadje and Seminoles will face during the 2015-16 season are Noah Dickerson of Florida and Doral More of Wake Forest…
PERSONAL: Born July 7, 1996…Jean Marc is the son of Rose Tormal Mala and Gabin Koumadje…made his recruiting visit to Florida State with Dwayne Bacon and Malik Bealsey and committed soon after the visit to Tallahassee…also plays on the Showtime Ballers AAU team along with Bacon…chose to play at Florida State after receiving offers from UConn, Louisville, Tennessee, Washington, Georgia Tech, Auburn and UCLA…academic major is international affairs...