It appears this kid is quite intelligent. My theory is that there has been some brooding of resentment for a long time, that something happened that led to poor academic performance and triggered a deeper sense of rejection by his discipline, and possibly also family and friends, which ultimately led him to do the opposite of what he was training to do - kill people instead of saving them.
"He's a hard worker, and he watched me and Tim (Hardaway Jr.) and Nik (Stauksas) put work in to become (first-round picks), and I'm just happy he's getting better," Burke said. "It's great for the program, too. It shows what type of program the University of Michigan is and the direction it continues to go in."