Horatio Smith, Fall 2002.

Horatio Smith, Fall 2002.

John Wall, the Washington Wizard’s five-time NBA all-star, hired an Island School alumnus as his personal chef. Last month, the Washington Post published an article about Wall’s journey to drop weight and refine his taste after a knee surgery this winter. Horatio Smith, a Fall 2002 alumnus, is credited and quoted throughout the article about Wall’s transformation. Last summer, Wall vacationed at a luxury villa in the Bahamas where Horatio was the personal chef. Enjoying Horatio’s suggestions and culinary style, Wall hired him to be his personal chef back in Washington!

Click here to read the Washington Post article about John Wall’s transformation and Horatio’s part in the journey.