PTS: 23 vs. Southeast Missouri (12-17-18)
REBS: 11 vs. Syracuse (1-13-18), vs. UAB (11-22-18)
ASTS: 12 vs. Southern Miss (12-21-17)
STL: 5 vs. UConn (12-8-18), Louisville (2-9-19)
Career Steals — T9th — 165
Career Assists — 14th — 331
2017 FSU Academic Dean’s List (Spring)
2019 FSU Academic Dean’s List (Spring)
2017, 2018, 2019 ACC Academic Basketball Team
2017, 2018, 2019 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2019 NCAA Tournament West Regional All Region Team
2019 NABC Give Back Team (nominee)
2019 NABC Academic Honors Court
One of the top point guards in America who has not only successfully navigated his way through the rigors of the ACC but who has played in nine NCAA Tournament games during his career…earned West Regional All-Tournament team honors as one of the top players in the 2019 NCAA Tournament…in leading the Seminoles to the Elite Eight of the 2018 NCAA Tournament and to the Sweet 16 of the 2019 NCAA Tournament, he has averaged 30.3 minutes played, 10.6 points, 4.1 assists and 2.3 steals as the Seminoles point guard in seven NCAA Tournament games…the Seminoles are 5-2 in the last two seasons in seven NCAA Tournament games…a candidate for the Bob Cousy Award presented to the nation’s best point guard by the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame…named one of the top five important players in the ACC along with Cole Anthony (North Carolina), Tre Jones (Duke), Steven Enoch (Louisville) and Thomas Woldetensae (Virginia) by NCAA March Madness…enters his senior season looking to become the fourth player in school history to play in four consecutive NCAA Tournaments…he would join Deividas Dulkys, Luke Loucks and Xavier Gibson who played on Florida State’s NCAA Tournament teams in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012…has played in 106 career games and will have the opportunity to top the school record for games played (140) by Terance Mann (2016-19)…enters his senior season tied for ninth in school history with 165 steals and ranked 14th in school history with 331 career assists…his 165 steals leave him only 74 steals from becoming the Seminoles’ all-time career steals leader as he begins his senior season…Florida State’s all-time leader for career steals is Charlie Ward (1991-94) who totaled 238 steals in leading the Seminoles to three NCAA Tournament appearances…has helped the Seminoles defeat 21 ranked teams in the first three seasons of his career…five wins over top-five ranked teams include victories over No. 5 Florida (Dec. 4, 2017, 83-66), No. 3 ranked Xavier (March 18, 2018, 75-70) and No. 2 Virginia in the semifinals of the 2019 ACC Tournament (March 15, 2019, 79-69)…his performances in the 2018 NCAA Tournament led the Seminoles to a 3-1 record with wins over No. 8 seed Missouri (March 16, 67-54), No. 1 seed Xavier (March18, 75-70) and No. 4 seed Gonzaga (March 22, 75-60) and helped solidify his place among the top players in the best conference in all of college basketball…a spectacular player for the Seminoles in the 2018 NCAA Tournament as he averaged 9.5 points, 5.3 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 2.5 steals as Florida State advanced to within one game of the Final Four for the second time in school history…led the Seminoles in assists, steals, free throws made, free throws attempted and defensive rebounds as Florida State tied the school record with three wins in the 2018 NCAA Tournament…Florida State defeated No. 8 seed Missouri (March 16, 2018, 67-54), No. 1 seed Xavier (March 18, 2018, 75-70) and No. 4 seed Gonzaga (March 22, 2018, 75-60) to advance to the Elite Eight before falling to Michigan (March 24, 2018, 57-54) only one win from reaching the Final Four for the first time since 1972…double figure scoring came against both Missouri (10 points and six rebounds) and Xavier (14 points and four steals) as Florida State steam-rolled its way to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2011…was exceptional in the 2019 NCAA Tournament as the Seminoles won two of three games and advanced to the Sweet 16…the No. 3 seeded Seminoles defeated No. 14 seeded Vermont (March 21, 2019, 76-69) and No. 12 seeded Murray State (March 23, 2019, 90-62) before falling to No. 1 seeded Gonzaga (March 28, 2019, 72-58)…totaled eight points on a perfect six of six performance from the free throw line in the Seminoles’ opening round win over Vermont…scored eight points and added two steals in the Seminoles’ win over Murray State…scored his NCAA Tournament career-high of 20 points in 36 minutes of play in the Seminoles’ game against the region’s top seeded team in Gonzaga…ranked in the top 10 of three different ACC statistical categories during the 2017-18 season – fifth in assist:turnover ratio (2.3:1), eighth in steals (1.6 spg) and 10th in assists (4.1 apg)…with Forrest in its lineup, Florida State has won 78 of 107 games (.729 winning percentage)…Florida State has a winning percentage of .729 percent (78-30) in the first three seasons of his career…helped Florida State to one of the most successful seasons in school history in 2016-17 as Florida State finished with a 26-9 overall record, a 12-6 mark in ACC play, a second place finish in the ACC standings, a school-record tying No. 2 seed in the ACC Tournament and a school-record tying No. 3 seed in the NCAA Tournament…helped Florida State to one of the most exciting finishes in school history with a 29-8 overall record and a 13-5 record in ACC play…the Seminoles’ 28 overall wins and their 13 ACC wins are both school records for wins (overall and ACC) in a single season…the Seminoles won 23 games during his sophomore season of 2017-18…Florida State won 26 games during the 2016-17 season and fell one win short of tying the school record for wins while its 12 ACC wins during the regular season tied the school record for ACC wins in a single season…the Seminoles won a school record 29 games and a school record 13 ACC games during his junior season…included in the Seminoles’ record 29 wins and 13 ACC wins during the 2018-19 season was a school-record eight game ACC winning streak that ran from January 22 (against Clemson) through (February 19 (also against Clemson)…helped Florida State to a school-record tying seven wins over nationally ranked teams including wins over five nationally ranked teams in a six-game stretch in December and January of 2018…a leading member of Florida State’s self–proclaimed Boom Squad that gained national recognition as one of the top bench bunches in all of college basketball…the Boom Squad was the popular nickname for the Seminoles’ players who brought high energy off of the bench and combined to score nearly 40 percent of Florida State’s points during the 2016-17 season…the Boom Squad moniker began during the team scoring report for Florida State’s game against Florida (Dec. 11)…a consensus top 50 prep player who was ranked 45th among all prep players by ESPN.com entering college with the class of 2016…ranked as the seventh best player in the state of Florida, the 11th best shooting guard in the nation, the 48th best player in the country and was a four star player by Sports Illustrated… ranked as the 62nd best high school player in the nation by scout.com…a strong athlete on the wing who is an outstanding athlete and a stellar defender…finishes strong at the rim…has good size and strength for a combo guard…has a very high basketball IQ…the all-time leading scorer in Chipley High School history with 3,103 career points…broke the all-time scoring record in Chipley’s run to its second consecutive state championship in 2016…a standout player for the AAU Georgia Stars…led the Stars to the championship of the 2015 Peach Jam – the most important event on Nike’s EYBL Summer Season…named to the All-Tournament team at the Nike EYBL and was the Most Valuable Player at both the Nike EYBL and Las Vegas Classic Championships…Participated in the 2015 Nike Global Challenge where he led his team to the championship…named to the 2014-15 MaxPreps Boys Basketball Junior All-American Team…nominated to be a participant in the prestigious McDonald’s All-American game in 2016…a member of the 2017-18 Student Athlete Advisory Council at Florida State…honored with the Mr. Inspirational Award by the Florida State LYFE (Leaders Yearning For Excellence) Program in 2018…named to the 2017, 2018 and 2019 ACC Academic Honor Roll…named to the All ACC Academic Basketball team in 2017, 2018 and 2019……because of his academic success as a freshman, the Seminoles were named one of the Academic Teams of Excellence by the NABC for the 2016-17 season…named to the 2019 NABC Academic Honors Court…presented with the First Year Academic Achievement Award and the Sixth Man of the Year Award as a member of the Boom Squad at the Seminoles’ 2017 Basketball Honors Banquet…earned an incredible and team-leading five awards at Florida State’s Honors Banquet in 2018: named the Seminoles’ Outstanding Student-Athlete, earned the Sixth Man of the Year Award for the second consecutive year, won the Otto Petty Most Assists Award, named the Charlie Ward Defensive Player of the Year and shared the Dave Cowens Chairman of the Boards Award as the Seminoles’ top rebounder…earned three awards at the Seminoles’ 2019 Honors Banquet…was presented with the Academic Achievement Award, the Charlie Ward Defensive Player of the Year Award and the Otto Petty Most Assists Award.
Averaged a career-high 9.3 points (third on the team), 4.5 rebounds (fourth), 3.7 assists (first) and a career-high 1.9 steals (first) as Florida State’s starting point guard for the second consecutive season…named to the NCAA Tournament All-West Regional Team in leading the Seminoles to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament…established career-highs for games played (37), games started (36), field goals made (112), field goals attempted (255), 3-point field goals made (seven), 3-point field goals attempted (30), free throws made (113), free throws attempted (145), free throw shooting percentage (.779), defensive rebounds (136), tied his career high for assists (138), steals (69), points scored (344) and points scored per game (9.3)…helped Florida State to one of the most exciting seasons in school history as he led the Seminoles to a 29-8 record, a 13-5 record in ACC play, a fourth place finish in the ACC standings, to the Championship game of the ACC Tournament for the third time in school history and to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament…the Seminoles’ 29 overall wins and their 13 ACC wins rank as single-season program records…helped lead Florida State to a school record eight consecutive ACC wins from Jan. 22 (against Clemson) through Feb. 19 (also against Clemson)…the Seminoles advanced at least as far as the Sweet 16 in both his sophomore and junior seasons with Forrest as Florida State’s starting point guard after advancing to the Elite Eight during the 2018 season…averaged 12.0 points, 3.3 rebounds in Florida State’s three NCAA Tournament games…one of three Seminoles to average in double figure scoring in the 2019 NCAA Tournament…shot .565 percent from the field (13 of 23) and a team-leading .833 from the free throw line (10 of 12) in the Seminoles’ three NCAA games…a team-leading six steals (2.0 spg) against Vermont, Murray State and Gonzaga…ranked sixth in the ACC with a career-high 1.9 steals per game average…helped the Seminoles rank third in the ACC in steals with a team average of 7.2 steals per game…his 69 steals rank as the 14th highest single-season total in school history…earned his career-high of five steals against UConn in the Seminoles’ victory over UConn in the Never Forget Tribute Classic (Dec. 8) and in Florida State’s regular season victory over Louisville (Feb. 9)…earned at least one steal in 28 of Florida State’s 37 games (.757 percent), totaled multiple steals in 22 of 37 games (.595 percent), earned at least three steals in 13 of 37 games (.351 percent), earned at least four steals in four games and five steals in two games…ranked eighth in the ACC with a career-best 1.9:1 assist:turnover ratio…enjoyed his best season as a scorer with a career-high 344 points and a career-high 9.3 points scored per game…totaled his career-high of 23 points in Florida State’s victory over Southeast Missouri (Dec. 17)…also added his NCAA Tournament career-high of 20 points in Florida State’s Sweet 16 game against Gonzaga…scored in double figures a career-high 15 times – nearly as many times as he scored in double figures in both his freshman and sophomore seasons combined (16)…led the Seminoles in scoring in both of his 20 point scoring games – 23 against Southeast Missouri and 20 in the NCAA Tournament against Gonzaga…also led the Seminoles in scoring against Villanova (11 points), at Pittsburgh (19 points) and at Wake Forest (11 points)…was Florida State’s leader in rebounds three times – in victories over UAB (11 rebounds), Southeast Missouri (eight) and at home against NC State (six)…tied his career-high with 11 rebounds in Florida State’s victory over UAB in the first round of the AdvoCare Classic…totaled his career-high of 11 defensive rebounds in Florida State’s win over the Blazers…a starter with 13 points and five assists in the Seminoles’ 81-60 win over Florida in Tallahassee (Nov. 6)…a complete game of 13 points, seven rebounds, five assists, three steals and two blocked shots in Florida State’s victory at Tulane (Nov. 11)…tied his career-high with 11 rebounds to go along with five points and three assists in Florida State’s 81-63 win over UAB in the quarterfinals of the AdvoCare Invitational in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Nov. 22)…totaled 10 points, seven rebounds and a career-high tying four steals in Florida State’s 79-76 win over LSU in the semifinals of the AdvoCare Invitational (Nov. 23)…tied the game against LSU at 68 and sent it into overtime with a layup with 0:02 seconds remaining in regulation…helped Florida State outscore the Tigers by an 11-8 margin in the overtime period to win the game for Florida State…totaled 11 points and two rebounds in the championship game of the 2018 AdvoCare Invitational (Nov 25)…scored nine points, added three assists and three steals in Florida State’s come-from-behind 73-72 win over Purdue in the ACC / Big Ten Challenge (Nov. 28)…scored the game-winning basket with 5.2 seconds remaining to give the Seminoles the one-point win…scored 13 points and added five rebounds in Florida State’s 83-67 victory over Troy in Tallahassee (Dec. 3)…totaled eight points, two rebounds and a career high five steals in Florida State’s victory over UConn in the Never Forget Tribute Classic at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. (Dec. 8)…scored his career-high 23 points, and totaled eight rebounds, four assists and three steals in Florida State’s 85-67 win over Southeast Missouri in Tallahassee (Dec. 17)…totaled 10 points, seven assists, four rebounds and four steals in Florida State’s victory over North Florida in Tallahassee (Dec. 19)…totaled 10 points, five rebounds, five assists and three steals in Florida State’s 81-59 win over Saint Louis in the Orange Bowl Classic (Dec. 22)…team-leading 19 points (on a career-high 11 of 12 free throws made), nine rebounds, three assists and two steals at Pitt (Jan. 14)…scored nine points to go along with eight rebounds and six assists in Florida State’s game at Boston College (Jan. 20)…a solid all-around game with nine points, six rebounds, three assists, three steals and one blocked shot in Florida State’s victory over Georgia Tech in Tallahassee (Feb. 2)…totaled two points, four rebounds, 10 assists and three steals in Florida State’s victory over Syracuse in the Carrier Dome (Feb. 5)…totaled 15 points, six rebounds, four assists and a career-high tying five steals in Florida State’s overtime victory over No. 16 Louisville at the Donald L. Tucker Center (Feb. 9)…in double figure scoring with 14 points, eight rebounds, three assists and one steal in Florida State’s victory at Clemson (Feb. 19)…scored 13 points, added six rebounds, three assists, two steals and one blocked shot in Florida State’s victory over NC State in Tallahassee (March 2)…Florida State’s leading scorer with 11 points, five assists and four rebounds in Florida State’s regular-season ending victory at Wake Forest (March 9)…totaled seven points, four rebounds, four assists and three steals in Florida State’s 65-63 overtime victory over Virginia Tech in the quarterfinals of the 2019 ACC Tournament (March 14)…totaled 10 points, six rebounds and three assists in leading the Seminoles over No. 2 Virginia by a 69-59 score in the Seminoles’ win over the Cavaliers in the semifinals of the 2019 ACC Tournament (March 15)…totaled nine points, three assists, two rebounds and two steals in the ACC Tournament Championship against Duke at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C. (March 16)…scored eight points to go along with three rebounds, one assist, one steal and one blocked shot in Florida State’s 76-69 win over Vermont in in the first round of the 2019 NCAA Tournament at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn. (March 21)…totaled eight points, five assists, two rebounds and two steals in Florida State’s 90-62 win over Murray State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn…the victory sent the Seminoles to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament for the second consecutive season (March 23)…totaled a game-high 20 points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals in Florida State’s game against Gonzaga in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. (March 28).
Averaged 7.9 points (fifth on the team), a career-high 4.9 rebounds (third), 4.1 assists (first) and 1.6 steals (first) as he helped lead Florida State to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1993…his play in the NCAA Tournament led the Seminoles to a 3-1 record with wins over No. 8 seed Missouri (March 16, 67-54), No. 1 seed Xavier (March 18, 75-70) and No. 4 seed Gonzaga (March 22, 75-60)…scored in double figures 11 times during the 2017-18 season as compared to just five times in double figure scoring as a freshman…led the Seminoles in scoring for the first time in his career with his career-high of 21 points in Florida State’s victory over Boston College in Tallahassee (March 3)…season high eight made free throws in the Seminoles’ Senior Day victory over the Eagles…totaled his season-high of 21 points and 10 rebounds to earn his first career double-double in the win at home over Boston College…scored in double figures in four of Florida State’s last six games (including once in the ACC tournament and twice in the NCAA Tournament)…averaged 12.6 points per game from March 3 against Boston College (21 points) through the Seminoles’ exciting four-game run through the NCAA Tournament…his continued improvement during the course of the season was illustrated in his ACC and non-conference scoring averages…he averaged 8.1 points in 18 ACC games as compared to his 6.5 points per game scoring average in Florida State’s first 12 games (all non-conference) games of the season…once he began the ACC season against Duke, he averaged 8.6 points per game in the final 23 games of the season (18 ACC games, one game in the ACC Tournament and four games in the NCAA Tournament)…led Florida State in scoring with 16 at NC State (Feb. 25) and 21 against Boston College…totaled 14 or more points in five of the Seminoles’ final 10 games of the season…Florida State’s third-leading rebounder from the guard position with 167 rebounds and a 4.9 rebounds per game average…his career-high of 11 rebounds came in the Seminoles’ double overtime victory over Syracuse at the Donald L. Tucker Center in Tallahassee (Jan. 13)…he totaled seven points, 11 rebounds, seven assist and one blocked shot as a starter for the first time against the Orange…played 40 of 50 minutes in the extra session win over Syracuse…totaled five or more rebounds in 19 of Florida State’s 35 games as he led Florida State in rebounding three times…led the Seminoles’ in rebounding in victories over Syracuse (11 rebounds), at Louisville (nine) and against Gonzaga in the NCAA Tournament (six)…led the Seminoles in both assists (138 / 4.1 apg) and steals (53 / 1.6 spg) as a sophomore making him the first Seminole to lead the team in both categories since the 2013 season (Michael Snaer)…ranked 10th in the ACC in assists and eighth in the ACC in steals during the 2017-18 season…one of five players in the ACC to rank in the top ten for assists AND steals in 2017-18…Forrest was joined by only Markell Johnson of NC State, Bryant Crawford of Wake Forest, Frank Howard of Syracuse and Grayson Allen of Duke to pull of the ACC top-10 double…ranked fifth in the ACC in the assist:turnover category with a 2.3:1 mark (138 assists against only 59 turnovers)…Florida State’s leader in assists despite starting only two of the 34 games he played in…his career-high of 12 assists came in the Seminoles’ win over Southern Miss (Dec. 21) and marked the first time in his career that he had earned double figure assists in a game…totaled five or more assists in 14 different games…his ACC career-high of seven assists came in the Seminoles’ win over Syracuse and at NC State (Feb. 25)…totaled 65 assists in 18 ACC games for a 3.6 assists per game average…totaled 25 assists (5.0 assists per game) in the Seminoles’ five postseason games – against Louisville in the ACC Tournament and against Missouri, Xavier, Gonzaga and Michigan in the NCAA Tournament…totaled 53 assist more as a reserve than did the Seminoles’ starter at the point guard position…the Seminoles’ leader in steals for the second consecutive season…totaled a single-season career-high 53 steals as a sophomore and enters his junior season with 96 career steals…tied his career-high of four steals in two games as a sophomore with four coming in victories against Tulane in the Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla. (Dec. 10) and in the Seminoles’ NCAA Tournament victory over Xavier at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. (March 18)…totaled three or more steals in 11 different games and multiple steals in 14 of the 34 games he played in…totaled 10 points, nine rebounds and a team-high five assists in Florida State’s victory over Louisville at the KFC YUM! Center (Feb. 3)…16 points (six in overtime), four assists, one blocked shot and one steal in Florida State’s overtime win over No. 11 Clemson (Feb. 14)…totaled 12 points, five rebounds and four assists in 27 minutes of playing time in Florida State’s victory over Pittsburgh (Feb. 18)…16 points and added six rebounds and seven assists at NC State (Feb. 25)…scored 14 points, pulled down five rebounds and earned six assists against Louisville in the ACC Tournament at the Barclay’s Center (March 7)…scored 14 points and added five rebounds, a career-high tying four steals and three assists in Florida State’s victory over Xavier to send the Seminoles to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament (March 18).
Averaged 4.9 points (tied for seventh on the team), 2.7 rebounds (seventh), 1.2 steals (first) and 1.6 assists (fourth) as he played in all 35 of Florida State’s games during his first season as a Seminole…the first Florida State freshman to lead the team in steals since Charlie Ward during the 1990-91 season…his 43 steals rank as the fourth highest single season steals total by a freshman in school history…his career-high of four steals came in three different games – in victories over Detroit Mercy (Nov. 20) and Illinois at the Barclays center in Brooklyn, N.Y. (Nov. 25) and in ACC play at Georgia Tech (Jan. 25)…totaled multiple steals in 14 of Florida State’s 35 games with two of more steals coming in six different ACC games…totaled 12 steals in the first six games of the season with four steals coming against Detroit Mercy and Illinois…totaled three steals in Florida State’s victory over Manhattan in the Orange Bowl Classic in Sunrise (Dec. 17)…his three steals against the Jaspers helped lead Florida State to 11 steals and an 83-67 win…his ACC career-high of four steals against Georgia Tech came on the road…earned three steals in Florida State’s 109-61 win over Clemson at the Donald L. Tucker Center in Tallahassee (Feb. 5)…totaled two steals in ACC play in wins over Wake Forest (Dec. 28), at Virginia (Dec. 31), Virginia Tech (Jan. 7) and at Notre Dame (Feb. 11)…the Seminoles’ leader with steals in nine different games…finished fourth on the team with 55 assists and a 1.6 assists per game average as a freshman…season-high of six assists came in the Seminoles’ victory over Nicholls State with five or more assists coming three times…totaled five assists in the Seminoles’ wins over Detroit Mercy and at George Washington (Dec. 4) at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C…Florida State’s leader in assists against Detroit Mercy (four) and tied for the team lead in assists against Illinois, Minnesota in the ACC Big Ten Challenge and at George Washington…led the Seminoles in assists and steals against Detroit Mercy and Illinois…totaled 171 points as he scored in double figures five times as a freshman…double figure scoring came in victories over Iona (10 points, Nov. 15), Detroit Mercy (12 points, Nov. 20), Nicholls State (season-high 13 points, Dec 8) and against Manhattan in the Orange Bowl Classic (10 points, Dec. 17)…his ACC season-high of 12 points came at Notre Dame (Feb. 11)…an outstanding rebounder for a guard, he averaged nearly three rebounds per game with his season-high of nine coming in Florida State’s victory over Southern Miss (Dec. 6) and at Duke (Feb. 28)…earned at least five rebounds in seven different games with six coming in his career debut against Charleston Southern (Nov. 12), in the Seminoles’ victory over Nicholls State (Dec. 8) and at Georgia Tech (Jan. 25)…was Florida State’s leading rebounder in its wins over Southern Mississippi (Dec. 6) with nine, at Clemson (Feb. 25) with five and at Duke (Feb. 28) with nine…totaled five blocked shots with blocks coming in five difference games – Iona, Illinois, Minnesota, against Manhattan and at Clemson – all Florida State victories…also one of Florida State’s most effective offensive rebounders and averaged nearly 1.0 offensive rebound per game…totaled his career-high of six offensive rebounds in pulling down nine rebounds against Duke in Cameron Indoor Stadium…averaged 15.4 minutes played per game as a freshman – the fifth highest per game average among his Seminole teammates…played his season-high of 26 minutes in Florida State’s victory over Illinois in the final game of the 2017 NIT Season Tip-Off at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. …scored seven points, added five rebounds and four steals in the Seminoles’ victory over the Fighting Illini….played 14 first half minutes and 12 second half minutes as Florida State gained the all-important neutral site victory…earned 20 or minutes of playing time in eight different games including his ACC season-high of 22 minutes played in the Seminoles’ 76-74 win at Clemson (Feb. 25)…totaled 20 or more minutes played in six of the Seminoles’ first 13 games of the season…Florida State’s leading free throw shooter off of the bench with 48 free throws made and a .676 free throw shooting percentage…season-high of five free throws made came in the Seminoles’ wins over Iona and at Clemson…his season-high of seven free throws attempted came as the Seminoles rallied to win at Clemson…was a perfect two of two from the free throw line in the first half and three of four from the line in the deciding second half of the victory…his two first half free throws gave the Seminoles a 14-9 lead at the 14:19 mark…helped the Seminoles take a 38-37 halftime lead…made two of his final three free throw attempts from the free throw line in the final 4:22 to help the Seminoles recover to take the win…two free throws at the 4:22 mark gave Florida State a 69-64 lead… Clemson rallied to outscore the Seminoles 7-5 over the next 2:16 to take a 74-71 lead with 2:06 remaining to be played…Florida State scored the final five points of the game including the final point of the game on a free throw by Forrest to earn the 76-74 ACC road win…instrumental in Florida State’s victory over Louisville with two first half free throws…his free throws extended Florida State’s lead to 19-8 with 13:06 left before halftime…Florida State scored the first 14 points of the game and led 14-0 at the 17:22 mark of the first half…a perfect three of three – including two of two in the second half from the free throw line in the Seminoles’ victory over Illinois…a perfect two of two from the free throw line in Florida State’s 83-78 win over Florida in Tallahassee (Dec. 11)…a perfect two of two from the line with 8:30 left to play to give Florida State a commanding 65-56 lead…the Gators closed to within three with 1:37 left but Florida State scored six of the final 10 points of the game to take the victory.
Graduated from Chipley High School in 2016…named to the USA Today All-State Second-Team in Florida as a senior in 2016…finished third in the voting for the prestigious Mr. Basketball Award in the state of Florida following his senior season…played in the 12th Annual All-Star Classic at Rutherford High School following his senior season…led Chipley in scoring, rebounding and assists in each of his four seasons as a member of the varsity team…totaled 3,103 career points in his four seasons…named the Player of the Year in Class 1A in the state of Florida as a sophomore, junior and senior…led Chipley to a 29-3 record and the school’s second consecutive state championship as a senior in 2016… averaged a single-season school record 29.6 points, 9.4 rebounds and 6.2 assists as a senior…shot .664 percent from the field, .387 percent from the 3-point line and .846 percent from the free throw line as a senior…ranked as the fifth best player in the state of Florida as a senior in 2016…totaled 50 points, nine rebounds and four assists in Chipley’s 77-63 win over Marianna on Dec, 8, 2015…averaged 31.0 points, 10.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists in Chipley’s semifinal and final runs to the state championships in four games in 2015 and 2016…his totals included a 26 point, 11 rebound and six assist effort in the Tigers’ championship clinching victory over Paxton in Lakeland, Fla in 2016… scored 18 fourth quarter points to lead Chipley to the come-from-behind victory over Paxton in the fourth quarter…averaged 29.2 points, 8.9 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 3.0 steals while shooting 61 percent from the field and 79 percent from the free throw line in leading Chipley to the Class 1A state championship as a junior in 2015…a finalist for the Florida Dairy Farmers Mr. Basketball Award as he led Chipley to a 28-3 record and the state championship as a junior…scored 65 points (32.5 ppg), totaled 20 rebounds (10.0 rpg) and 12 assists (6.0 apg) in the semifinals and finals of the state championship tournament…averaged 23 points per game and was Chipley’s leading scorer as a sophomore.
Born June 12, 1998…Trent is the son of Barbara Lee and Lester Forrest…both of his parents played basketball at Chipola Junior College…academically oriented as he graduated from Chipley with a 4.3 grade point average…from a family of Florida State students including his aunt and uncle — Seminole football great Amp Lee (1989-91) who played for the San Francisco 49ers (1992-93), Minnesota Vikings (1994-96), St. Louis Rams (1997-99) and Philadelphia Eagles (2000)…Lee is still one of only 15 players in school history who rushed for over 2,000 career yards as a Seminole…played for head coach Mike Gates at Chipley – a 1983 graduate of Florida State…cousins of Terrance and Terrell Whitehurst who played tennis at Florida State (2015-18)…committed to Seminole head coach Leonard Hamilton and his staff on May 5, 2015 – at the end of his junior season…selected Florida State over Wichita State, Georgia, Miami, Alabama, Wake Forest, Providence, Georgia Tech and Tennessee…academic major is Sport Management.