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Before Wyoming: A 5'11", 180-pound guard, Trey Washington III excelled under the leadership of coach Patrick Washington at Woodrow Wilson High School in Dallas, Texas.
During his senior campaign in 2012-13, Washington averaged a team-high 17.4 points and 2.4 steals to go with 3.6 assists and 2.5 rebounds. He shot 51 percent from the field, including making a team-high 54 threes. Washington scored in double figures in 29 of 34 games during the season, including 11 games with more than 20 points. He posted a season-high 34 points against Lincoln on Feb. 13. The Wildcats posted a 26-8 overall record, including 13-2 in district play, and advanced to the regional quarterfinals of the Class 4A state tournament. After the season he was named First Team All-District, including Offensive Player of the Year, and Third Team All-State. Washington also played in the West Coast All-Star Classic after the season. He graduated with a team-high 3.8 grade-point average.
As a junior, Washington averaged 14.5 points, three assists and 2.1 steals per game while pacing the Wildcats to a 27-4 overall record. He notched seven games with more than 20 points, including a season-high 31 points in mid-February. Washington helped his team craft an 11-1 mark in conference play en route to a district title and an appearance in the state tournament semifinals. Along the way he was named the Most Valuable Offensive player in his district.
Personal: The son of Thomas and Janet Washington, Trey was born on June 6, 1995, in Dallas, Texas. He is named after his father and grandfather. He has one brother, Aaron, and one sister, Jadyn. Trey is majoring in kinesiology and health promotion at Wyoming. He was also recruited by Central Michigan, Santa Clara and SMU.