Arnold Scott, Jr.

2008 Greater Flint Afro-American Hall of Fame Inductee
Category: Basketball

Parents: Mary B. Scott – Arnold Scott, Sr.
Wife: Jennifer
Daughter: Jayda

Arnold was born and raised on the southside of Flint. He attended Scott Elementary, McKinley Junior High and graduated from Flint Central High School. While at Flint Central, Arnold was a three-year starter.

In his junior year, he was selected first team All City and first team All Valley. As a senior in 1979, Arnold was selected first team All City, first team All Valley and MVP of the Valley, first team All State AP and Honorable Mention All American. He was selected to play in the All American Cage Classic in Akron, Ohio.

In his college years at Southern University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana (1979-1983), he was on the first black college team to be awarded an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament in 1981. In his junior year, he was captain and second team all SWAC. In his senior year, he was captain and all SWAC, played in LABC All Star Game, Louisiana vs. Mississippi All Star and the Sunbelt Classic.

Arnold individual records include 1,091 career points (and member of the 1000+ club), 536 season points, 26.8 season average (record stills stands) and 230 field goals.

Arnold resides in Stockbridge, Georgia with his family and is currently a Network Analyst in Stockbridge.