Patton arrived in Las Cruces following a successful senior season at McMainHigh School in New Orleans, La. He led the Mustangs to a district champions and the first round of the state tournament with a 19-15 record. In 2008-09, Patton averaged 15 points, six rebounds and four assists per game.
Patton is the son of Scott Patton and Cheryl Lewis and was born in New Orleans, La. He is the nephew of the Aggies’ coordinator of player development Gerald Lewis. Patton is majoring in psychology.