The UTA freshman guard is pursuing his dream after overcoming heart surgery.
A few photos from the postgame ceremony following UTA's win over Niagara at the Barclays Center Classic.
A selection of photos from the final day of the UTA men's basketball program's annual Boot Camp.
A selection of photos from the third day of UTA men's basketball's annual Boot Camp at Maverick Stadium.
AS A FRESHMAN (2017-18): Did not appear in a game ... will have four years of eligibility remaining.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2017 graduate of Brewer High School ... a four year varsity letter winner ... posted averages of 16.6 points, 7.3 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.3 steals and 2.6 blocks per game as a senior ... named district 6-5A Most Valuable Player after leading team to a 23-9 overall record... twice named first team all-district ... earned second team Star-Telegram Super Team honors ... all-area and TABC 5A all-region selection ... participated in a Tarrant vs Dallas County All-Star Game ... averaged 14 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists as a junior ... coached by Jason Porostovsky ... overcame open heart surgery to repair a vein wrapped around a heart valve at the age of 16 ... ranked as a top 100 player in Texas by Texas Basketball Review ... Rated as No. 36 in the state by Texas Top 100 ... played AAU basketball for Texas Triumph Gold ... coached by Mike Hatch ... son of Julio and Brenda Castro ... has one brother, Julio Cesar Castro, Jr. ... has career aspirations of joining the FBI or becoming a U.S Marshall after basketball ... lists Kansas guard Marcus Garrett as the best player he has faced.
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