Udonis Johneal Haslem (born June 9, 1980 in Miami, Florida) is an American professional basketball player, currently a power forward for the Miami Heat of the NBA. He is listed as a 6 ft 8 in and 235 lb power forward.
Udonis Haslem attended Wolfson Senior High School in Jacksonville, Florida, then Miami Senior High School in Miami, Florida.
Haslem then attended the University of Florida, majoring in leisure service management. A starting center for four years, he was part of the Billy Donovan recruiting class that put Florida Gators basketball on the map, coming in with another NBA player, Mike Miller. Fans would yell the letter "U" in unison after his big plays. His sophomore season saw the team advance in the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship game. The team made the NCAA tournament all four years he was with the team, the first time in the institution's history. Haslem ranks third in school history in points scored (1,782) and tenth in rebounds (831).