Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility Imhotep Charter - City of Palms Classic

Imhotep Charter (29‑4)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Class 5A state champions

Top Players

  • 6-7 SR Justin Edwards (KENTUCKY) ... #2 (ESPN, Rivals, 24-7), #5 (On3)
  • 6-1 JR Ahmad Nowell ... #31 (ESPN), #32 (Rivals), #34 (24-7), #81 (On3)
  • 6-0 SR Rahmir Barno ... #214 (24-7)

Panthers At A Glance


Coach Andre Noble will try to improve upon Imhotep’s runner-up finish at the 2018 City of Palms, and has the roster to do it, with Kentucky commit 6-7 SR Justin Edwards and 6-1 JR Ahmad Nowell leading the way.

ANDRE NOBLE started Imhotep Charter’s program in 2001. In the subsequent 21 seasons, the Panthers are 442-96. Since joining the PIAA in 2004, Imhotep has won eight state championships and 10 Philadelphia Public League titles — the most for any coach in the legendary league’s 103-year history. Under Noble’s leadership, Imhotep has finished in the national top 25 in four of the last six seasons. He has coached over 30 Division I players, and has been recognized as AP state Coach of the Year, Philadelphia Inquirer Area Coach of Year and Philadelphia Public League Coach of Year multiple times throughout his career.