Oshae Brissett was born in Mississauga, Ontario in 1998. Brissett comes from an athletic family. His brother Dejon was a wide receiver for the University of Richmond football team. For the first three years of his high school career, Brissett attended Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nevada, where he played with current NBA stars like Kelly Oubre Jr., Dillon Brooks and Allonzo Trier. Brissett spent his senior year at the Athletic Institute in Orangeville, Ontario, where he served as captain and helped lead the team to a 24-9 record. Brissett then spent two years at Syracuse University, where he enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences. You can follow Oshae Brissett on Twitter and Instagram @OBrissy. Oshae Brissett spent two years (2017-18 and 2018-19) at Syracuse University. He started all 37 games he played in as a freshman. That season, he broke former Orange great Carmelo Anthony's record for most free throws made in a season with 174. His 14.9 points per game ranked fifteenth in the ACC while also averaging 8.8 boards per contest. Those stats resulted in Brissett being named to the ACC All-Freshman Team. As a sophomore, Brissett recorded 12.4 points and 7.5 rebounds per game, while doubling his previous season's assists per game totals. When Brissett left Syracuse for the NBA at the conclusion of his sophomore season, he had started a combined 71 games for the Orange and collected 976 career points and 582 career rebounds.