Scottie graduated from Ranney High School in Tinton Falls, NJ in 2019 with major clout. In the beginning of his senior year, he committed to play ball for the University of Florida. This was a tough decision as he had many prospects.
He performed for the USA 2016 Junior National Team, 2018 U19 minicamps, and the 2018 NBPA Top 100 camp. He helped lead Ranney to victory in the Tournament of Champions, the Shore Conference Tournament, as well as the Non-Public B Tournament. For his high school career, he recorded 1,874 points, which earned him first team All-State Honors in New Jersey. In 2019, he was a five-star prospect McDonald’s High School All-American player, as well as a member of the USA team at the Nike Hoop Summit.