Henry, a freshman from St. Clairsville, Ohio, said he recently was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a bone cancer most commonly found in teenagers and young adults.
“I will fight this!” Henry wrote on Twitter. “I have never been a statistic and I never will! I want to thank my brothers and coaches for the endless support!”
We love you brother, we are with you in this fight! ✊🏾
— Paris Johnson Jr. (@ParisJohnsonJr) December 20, 2022
You got this brother ❤️… we all here for ya!! https://t.co/ckSq0fjTvh
— Dallan Hayden5️⃣ (@dallanhayden5) December 20, 2022
The 6-foot-6, 309-pound Henry was an ESPN three-star recruit in the 2022 class. He did not play this season for Ohio State.
Ohio State’s Avery Henry announces bone cancer diagnosis