Tobias John Harris was born on July 15, 1992 in Islip, New York. He played basketball throughout high school and won several awards, including Mr. New York Basketball in 2010. He then went on to play at college in Tennessee for one year before deciding to go pro. He was the 19th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft by the Charlotte Bobcats before being traded to the Milwaukee Bucks. He played for the Orlando Magic from 2013 to 2016. He was signed to the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA) in 2016 as a small forward/power forward. Harris won the Second-team All-SEC – Coaches (2011), SEC All-Freshman Team (2011), McDonald’s All-American (2010), First-team Parade All-American (2010) and Mr. New York Basketball (2010).