Overview: One of the most decorated players to come out of the state of Kansas who Bill Self recruited as a freshman in high school... An extremely talented athlete that can run up and down the floor... Self compared Ellis' game to former KU great Wayne Simien... Committed to Kansas in the fall of 2011.
High School: Led Wichita Heights to four-straight Class 6A State Titles... Was named a four-time Kansas Gatorade Player of the Year... Averaged 25.8 points and 9.4 rebounds as a senior... Ellis averaged 22.1 points and 7.9 rebounds his junior season at Wichita Heights... As a freshman, he averaged 19.2 points, 11.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists, while the following year he averaged 22.2 points and 10.4 rebounds per contest... Coached by Joe Auer... A McDonald's All-American that was ranked No. 24 overall by Rivals.com in the final rankings, No. 35 overall by ESPNU100 and No. 33 by Scout.com... Rated the ninth-best power forward in the country by Rivals.com... Signed an NLI with Kansas in November 2011.
Off the Court: Full name is Perry Michael Ellis... Born in Wichita, Kan... Parents are Fonda and Will Ellis... Major is business... Has three siblings: Cameron, Brae and Savannah.