Hunter was a standout player at Emmaus High School where he was named both the Morning Call and Easton Express-Times Player/Athlete of the Year leading Emmaus to the Lehigh Valley Conference Championship. He earned All-LVC and All-Area honors twice in high school. Hunter, a 6-2 guard, averaged 21.5 points per game in leading the Green Hornets to the Lehigh Valley Conference title, an appearance in the District 11 Class 4A finals and a remarkable 26-4 record. He led his team in minutes and assists and was among the leaders in steals. He finished with 1,398, the third most in school history.
At DeSales, During his time with the Bulldogs, DSU won two Freedom Conference championships and appeared in the conference title game all three of his years with the team.
As a sophomore, Hunter helped guide DeSales to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament and as a junior the Bulldogs advanced into the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. In three seasons, DSU was 69-21 (.767) overall. Hunter finished his career with 1,118 career points which is currently ranked 17th all-time.
He is also among the all-time leaders in field goals made (373 – 22nd), three-point field goal attempts (377 – 8th), three-pointers made (136 – 8th), three-point shooting percentage (.361 – 12th), free throws made (236 – 13th), assists (411 – 3rd), and steals (141 – 11th) entering the 2013-14 season. He was named to the All-Freedom Conference First-Team as a senior and the All-Freedom Conference Second-Team as a junior. Hunter was honored as the Lehigh Valley Small College Basketball Association (LVSCBA) Player of the Year in 2011 and was named to the D3hoops.com All-Region Third-Team as a senior.