John Marshall student Isaiah Todd tops ESPN basketball recruit rankings

Posted at 6:12 PM, Jun 25, 2017

RICHMOND, Va. -- John Marshall High School student Isaiah Todd is ranked as the number one college basketball prospect in the country for the Class of 2020. Todd sits atop the list recently published on

Todd is a 6'8" power forward who averaged 12 points a game for the Justices as a freshman last year.

"Todd has versatility and ball skills with an extra-long frame. He has a real chance to be really special," ESPN Basketball Recruiting writer Paul Biancardi wrote.

Todd said he was remaining grounded despite his status on the front page of

"My mom always wakes me up with a speech, on the way home, on the way to school," he said. "She always tells me to keep God first, my family second."

The University of Virginia and the University of Kansas have both offered Todd scholarships.

Earlier this year, Monacan High School student Megan Walker was named 2016-2017 Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year.

Walker will play college basketball at the University of Connecticut.

Megan Walker

University of Kansas point guard and Petersburg High School graduate was named the college basketball player of the year for the 2016-17 season. Mason was drafted by the Sacramento Kings the 2017 NBA Draft.

Frank Mason III #0 of the Kansas Jayhawks (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)