Agosto, whose father is from Brooklyn, helped Garfield High win two boys basketball state championships.
Garfield star Jashaun Agosto accepted a Division I scholarship to play basketball at Long Island University-Brooklyn. He made the announcement via his Twitter account Tuesday:
Agosto, a 5-foot-11 point guard, jumped into the national spotlight at age 10 via a YouTube clip posted by his father. Displaying impressive ball-handling skills, Agosto went on to help Garfield win the 2015 Class 3A and 2014 Class 4A boys state basketball championships.
The Bulldogs (26-3) placed third in the state tournament in March. Agosto averaged 13.9 points, 3.6 assists, 3.5 rebounds and 2.1 steals per game this season.
“(LIU) was in the heart of the city and you can’t get any better than going to New York, everything happens there, all the big things happen,” Agosto told FloHoops.com. of his final decision. He also had offers to play at St. Peter’s in New Jersey and the University of San Diego. “Being there, I have an opportunity to do great things and I will do what I am supposed to do to be the best player I can.”