John Collins, born September 23, 1997), is born in Layton, Utah, USA. As a power forward, he is an efficient low-post scorer. He is an excellent rebounder on both the offensive and defensive ends. He has a good free throw. The biggest highlight is his dunk ability.
He was born into a military family, and the family moved many times during Collins’ youth. In 2015, John Collins entered Wake Forest University.
In the 2017 NBA draft, Collins was selected by the Atlanta Hawks with the 19th overall pick in the first round. He performed very well in his rookie season, averaging 10.5 points and 7.3 rebounds per game, shooting 57.6% from the field and recording 11 double-doubles. In the past two seasons, due to the joining and growth of Trey Young, Collins has also grown from a cake-eating insider to an all-around power forward. Most of the time, he and Trey Young work hand in hand to cut all kinds of gorgeous statistics. This season, Collins played 63 games in the regular season and all started, averaging 17.6, 7.4 rebounds, 1 block and 40% three-point shooting.