Shareef Rashaun O'Neal (born January 11, 2000) is an American basketball player who attends Windward School in Los Angeles, California. A 6'9" junior forawrd for his high school team, he has repeatedly drawn attention from national media. O'Neal verbally committed to play college basketball for Arizona. He is the son of Hall of Fame NBA player Shaquille O'Neal.
Early life Edit
O'Neal was born in Los Angeles, California, to Hall of Fame National Basketball Association player Shaquille O'Neal and television personality Shaunie O'Neal. He has two older half-siblings, Taahirah and Myles, and three younger siblings: Amirah, Shaqir, and Me'ara.
High School Career Edit
O'Neal attends Windward High School in Los Angeles, California. O'Neal is a 4-star prospect who ranks as the No. 36 overall player, No. 11 power forward and No. 4 player at this position from the state of California, per Scout.com. In 2015, Shareef was seen in high school basketball highlights as a 6-foot-7-inch (2.01 m) or 6-foot-8-inch (2.03 m) freshman power forward, and had been described to have "polar opposite playing style to his father" due to his more athletic build and better shooting range. He was already receiving offers from Baylor, LSU, UCLA, USC, and Kansas State at that time.
Personal Life Edit
His father gifted him a Jeep and a Lamborghini for his 16th birthday. He's played on the AAU circuit for Cal Supreme.