at Bradley (2011-Active)
After redshirting the 2011-12 season as a true freshman at Bradley, Wells made his competitive return to the court in July 2012 during an Athletes in Action mission trip to Brazil ... Played in 15 games during his redshirt freshman season in 2012-13 ... The tallest player in the Missouri Valley Conference, Wells has added 40 pounds to his frame since arriving at Bradley.
At Davenport West H.S.
A three-year varsity letterwinner, Wells grew into a dominating post presence during his high school career ... Earned third-team all-state and first-team all-conference honors as a senior, when he averaged 12.1 ppg, 8.5 rpg and 4.5 bpg ... Led Davenport West to the 2011 conference crown ... Blocked 294 shots in his three varsity seasons, including 113 in his junior season ... Also earned a varsity letter playing tennis at Davenport West.
The son of Marty and Martha Wells, Nate was born June 4, 1993 in Lich, Germany ... One of four siblings, Nate's brother is Ben and his sisters are Molly and Anna ... An Eagle Scout, Wells was active in extra curricular activities in high school as a member of the Davenport West Improvisation Team, Band, Euchre Club and German Club, in addition to singing in his church choir and participating in his church youth group ... Played the tuba in his high school marching band.