Overview: A big and rugged post player who can play multiple post positions... Big enough to defend the five (post) and skilled enough to play at the four (power forward)... Outstanding athlete that played multiple sports during his high school career... Will add depth to the frontcourt for the 2012-13 Jayhawks... Committed to Kansas in April 2010.
High School: A four-time All-State First Team selection while at Prestonwood Christian Academy in Plano, Texas... Helpedin guide his team to two statechampionshipsin TAPPS (Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools) as a sophomore and senior... Averaged 15.5 points and 9.0 rebounds his senior season and 15.0 ppg and 9.0 rpg for his four-year career... Besides the two state titles, Prestonwood finished runner-up in state his freshman and junior campaigns.... Averaged 15.3 points and 9.0 rebounds in 2010-11...Peters was rated the No. 97 player by Rivals.com following his junior season... Peters was also an outstanding wide receiver on the Prestonwood football team where he caught 13 TD passes and had more than 1,000 receiving yards his senior season... Played basketball for head coach Chris Mayberry... A three-star recruit, Peters was a top-150 recruit by Rivals.com... A member of the honor roll... Signed an NLI with Kansas in November 2011.
Off the Court: Born in Plano, Texas... Parents are Tim and Christy Peters... Has two brothers: Garrett and Evan... His dad played college basketball at Eastern Illinois... Majoring in business.