NAME: Reid Jolly
SCHOOL: Campbell County High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2019
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Ky. state tournament at Rupp Arena; winning first-ever Ky. Sweet 16 game
HEIGHT: 6'5"-220 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Alexandria, Ky.
PARENTS: Gary & Tracey
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: Parents
FUTURE GOAL: College degree while playing a college sport
Campbell County high school senior Reid Jolly is a talented multi-sport athlete, an all-star in both basketball and football.
A basketball forward, and one of the state's top players, he made a smooth transition from the gridiron to the hardwood this season, and has notched numerous double-double games, including vs. West Jessamine (32 points-11 rebounds), Newport Central Catholic (30 points-15 rebounds), Lexington Christian (28 points-14 rebounds), Oldham County (24 points-11 rebounds) and Holy Cross (22 points-13 rebounds). He is a member of the Camels' 1,000+ point club.
His junior year, Reid averaged a double-double with 18 points-10 rebounds a game, helping lead the 29-6 Camels to a 10th Region championship and to the team's first-ever Kentucky Sweet 16 quarterfinals' appearance.
Reid was named 1st team all-NKY by the Enquirer and 1st team Div. I NKAC by Northern Kentucky basketball coaches. He was also named to the 10th Region all-star team and to the 10th Region all-tournament team.
Also a three-year starter in football, this past season as a receiver he had 63 receptions for 921 yards and 10 touchdowns. On defense, he had 34 tackles and four interceptions. Northern Kentucky Football Coaches Association named him 1st team Div. I on both offense and defense. He was also named a NKY Top 26 all-star, named to the all-state team and was selected to play in the Best of the Bluegrass All-Star Game.
An all-state academic all-star who is active in community service, Reid has a twin brother Grant who plays all sports with him, and a sister Taylor who played basketball at Thomas More. He will compete athletically at the next level, but has not yet selected a college.
His favorite athlete and most-like-to-meet is LeBron James, favorite entertainer is Drake, favorite book is The Maze Runner and favorite movie is Southpaw.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Reid Jolly is one of the best players to ever play at Campbell County. His unselfish play and ability to play any position on the floor have made him one of the best in the area. His best attribute is that he is a high character young man who cares about his teammates and coaches."
— Aric Russell, Basketball Coach