Darryl Gerard 'D. J.' Augustin, Jr. (born November 10, 1987) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Indiana Pacers of the NBA. He played point guard for the University of Texas Longhorns from. He was drafted ninth overall by the Charlotte Bobcats of the National Basketball Association in 2008. Augustin is listed as 6'0' (1.83 m) by the NBA but stands 5'10' (1.78 m) barefoot according to the 2008 pre-draft measurements. Augustin was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. His family was forced out of New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. He played his senior year at Hightower High School in Missouri City, Texas, however, he earned his diploma from Brother Martin High School in New Orleans, and he participated in the graduation ceremonies with his Hightower classmates on May 28, 2006 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. While at Brother Martin, Augustin led the team to two state championships.
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