Andre Tyler Iguodala (born January 28, 1984), is an American professional basketball player with the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association. He can play both the shooting guard and small forward positions.
Iguodala was born in Springfield, Illinois. He is the son of Linda Shanklin. His older brother, Frank, played for the University of Dayton. His mother is of African American descent while his father is of Nigerian descent.
Iguodala attended high school at Lanphier High School in Springfield, Illinois, leading the team as a senior to a runner-up finish at the Illinois High School Association Class AA state tournament in the 2002 season. That season, he averaged 23.5 points, 7.8 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game. He was named Chicago Sun-Times Player of the Year. During the summer of 2000, he grabbed the attention of coaches around the nation as he was named the AAU national tournament Most Valuable Player after hitting the game-winning shot at the final buzzer to give his team the 17-and-under national title.