Fairfax High School
Was a four-year varsity letterman for head coach Harvey Kitani at Fairfax High School in Los Angeles ... was a high school teammate of current Bruin Josh Shipp, winning a state championship as a freshman (Shipp's senior season) in 2004 ... like Shipp, Stanback also won a state title in his senior season (2007), defeating McClymonds 53-29 in the Division I championship game.
He averaged 25.8 points and 11.9 rebounds per game his senior season, leading the Lions to a Division I state championship and a 28-5 record ... while he scored a season-low 10 points in the state final against Oakland McClymonds HS at Arco Arena in Sacramento, his team held McClymonds High to just 29 points (53-29), equaling the lowest modern-era total at the state finals ... was named the Los Angeles Times' Boy's Basketball Player of the Year ... his Fairfax team was ranked No. 5 in the West Regional boy's basketball final rankings by USA Today, just ahead of Kevin Love's Lake Oswego High team at No. 6 ... says his biggest athletic thrill to date came in the Southern California Regional championship game at UCLA when he scored 35 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in a 77-44 rout of Western League rival Westchester ... was named an All-American by EA Sports and MaxPreps ... also garnered California Division I Player of the Year and John Wooden Player of the Year honors after his senior season ... earned All-League, All-City and All-State honors as well as being named the Fairfax MVP ... ranked No. 65 in the nation by Rivals.com in 2007 and as the No. 18 small forward in the country and the No. 10 small forward in California ... ranked No. 59 in the nation by Rob Harrington of USA Today and No. 52 on the ESPN 150 ... was rated the No. 1 small forward by Scout.com in the West Coach 2007 Pre-Summer Rankings.
Led the Lions to a 24-3 overall record while averaging 18.7 points, 9.9 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game ... Fairfax was ranked No. 12 nationally and earned a No. 2 City ranking ... reached the semifinals of the City Sectionals before losing to Westchester ... named to the All-City, All-League and All-State teams as a junior ... Stanback was named co-Most Valuable Player for Fairfax High ... entered his senior season as a High Honorable Mention All-American by Street & Smith's ... after the 2006 season, was rated No. 50 in the U.S. by Scout.com, No. 65 by Athlon Sports and No. 91 by Rivals.com.
Averaged 13.4 points, 8.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game as a sophomore ... was named to the All-League, All-City and All-State teams ... was also named the Fairfax Most Outstanding Player his sophomore season.
Won the first of his two state championships in 2004 as a freshman on the varsity squad ... averaged 3.0 points and 2.0 rebounds per game for Fairfax, which defeated Concord De La Salle 51-35 in the state finals.
Born in Tarzana, Calif., on June 22, 1989 ... his mother is Sarah Quick and his father is Harry Stanback ... has two younger brothers, Trevor (9) and Kyle (6) and one younger sister, Devin (11) ... his cousin, Isaiah Stanback, played at quarterback from 2003-06 and at wide receiver in 2003 for the University of Washington ... played club ball with the Rising Stars of America, winning the Bob Gibbons Invitational and being named to the Bob Gibbons All-Tournament Team.