“I love Kristian,” Tech coach Josh Pastner said. “We wish him nothing but the best. He was a great representative of Georgia Tech both as a student and as an athlete, and UTEP’s getting a really good person and player for their program.”
Sjolund played in 21 games as a freshman in 2018-19, scoring 63 points in 198 minutes. He chose to redshirt this past season to focus on developing his skill and strength. He considered transferring between the fall and spring semesters but decided to stay at Tech.