Aaenson passed away peacefully at his home in Winthrop on May 6,
During his younger years he lived in the north side Chicago area near where the other star of Hoop Dreams, William Gateslived.
By the time the movie began filming, the Agees had moved to the West Garfield Park neighborhood, which would remain Agee's home until his graduation. Upon graduation from grammar school inhe was discovered by part-time, unofficial talent scout Earl Smith.
Smith convinced the Agees to send Arthur to St. Joseph's High Schoola private, predominantly white suburban school.
High school[ edit ] In the fall ofAgee began his freshman year at St. Joseph's is the same school that Arthur's childhood hero, Isiah Thomasattended.
Since the school was an hour and a half from his home, Arthur woke up at around 5: Joseph's and instead attended John Marshall High Schoolan inner-city school.
In his senior year, he helped the Marshall Commandos win the Public League Championship and finish third for the State Championship.
College and thereafter[ edit ] After graduating from Marshall, Agee starred at Mineral Area College and went on to play for two years at Arkansas State on a scholarship.
He is a member of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity. Although Agee played at a Division I school, he never achieved his dream of playing in the National Basketball Association.Oct 14, · Watch video · Arthur Agee and William Gates both show great potential and are are actively recruited as they look to enter high school.
They start off at the same high school but unable to pay an unexpected bill for tuition fees, Arthur has to withdraw and go to the local public high school/10(K). Dec 17, · The movie "Hoop Dreams" tracks the lives of the younger Agee and William Gates, a Cabrini-Green resident, from 8th grade to their first year in college.
Agee is the second child and first son of Arthur "Bo" Agee Sr. and Sheila Agee.
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By the end of "Hoop Dreams", we have joined the filmmakers in following Arthur and William from grade 8 to their freshman year in college.
Now, for some reason, documentaries don't sound like they can be interesting or exciting/5(83). At the movies onset both William Gates and Arthur Agee were very promising high school basketball players. Growing up in the Cabrini Green projects of Chicago they were discovered by a talent scout who saw them play as 8th graders.