Basketball Star Nerlens Noel
Haitian-American basketball player, Nerlens Noel, born in 1994, attended Tilton High School. He registered for the 2012 class, instead of 2013, to get drafted earlier by college-recruiting scouts.
At University of Kentucky he broke a record held by Sam Bowie for 32 years, scoring 12 blocks against Ole Miss, winning 87-74.
In 2013, sustaining a knee injury, he was picked 6th by 2013 NBA Draft. He will play center position for Philadelphia 76ers. He has won SEC Freshman and Defensive Player of the Year.