High School: Butler College Prep (Chicago, IL)
Recruiting Status: Verbally committed to Northwestern.
Recruiting Summary for Xamiya Walton
offers in 2021:
- April: Cincinnati, Illinois, Ohio State, Xavier
- May: Western Michigan
- June: Loyola Chicago, Memphis
- July: East Carolina
- August: DePaul
- September: UIC
- December: Northwestern, Pitt
offers in 2022:
- May: Bradley
- June: Central Michigan, Seton Hall, Toledo
- July: George Washington, UIC
- August: Boston College
- September: Southern Illinois
- December: Harvard
April 17, 2023: committed to Northwestern
Butler basketball player is first high school athlete in Illinois to sign NIL deal (Chicago Sun-Times, 9/14/2023)
She also is an enthusiastic booster of the Shoot-A-Way machine. “It’s part of my daily routine,” she said.
“When she would use Shoot-A-Way or do shooting videos, she would tag them,” Xaver Walton said.
One thing led to another, and the company and the Waltons talked about formalizing an arrangement that would allow Xamiya to profit from using something she would anyway.
The rub? How to do it without running afoul of Illinois High School Association eligibility concerns.