|High School:||Loy Norrix|
2012-13: Boykins averaged 9.4 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game and totaled 339 points, 117 rebounds, 38 assists, 19 steals and 19 blocks as a freshman. Following the season, he was named Honorable Mention All-OCCAC.
Prior to Owens: Boykins is a 2012 graduate of Loy Norris HS in Kalamazoo, where he played for coach Matt Covault. He was named First Team All-Southwest Michigan Athletic Conference (SMAC) during his time there.