Following a successful college career with Vanderbilt, AJ signed with Besiktas for the 2010–11 season. From here he signed a one-year deal with Spanish club Valencia for the 2011-12 season before moving to Brose Baskets in Germany
Having never playing in the Australian NBL, AJ made the decision to come home and play for the Sydney Kings for the 2013-14 season where he averaged 13.1 points and 1.9 assists per game, while also leading the league in rebounds (8.7) and blocks per game (2.3). AJ was named in the NBL’s All Star 5 team and has been a member of the Australian Boomers squad. For the 2014/15 season AJ has signed with Spanish Team Manresa.