2 Jarred Vanderbilt

Name
Jarred
Position
Forward
Class
FR
Hometown (Last School)
Houston, TX (Victory Prep Academy)
Ht
6'9"
Wt
214
Seasons
2017-18
Birthday
August 13, 2020

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2017-18

Freshman:  Selected 41st by the Orlando Magic and traded to the at the 2018 Draft …  Dean’s list fall 2017 … SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll member … Appeared in 14 games and averaged 5.9 points, 7.9 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game … Led the team in rebounding when he was in action … Grabbed 10 or more rebounds in five of his 14 appearances … Missed the first two and a half months of the season due to a left foot injury … Made his first appearance in conference play in January and became an immediate impact player … After knocking off the rust of missing time and building up his conditioning, played at least 15 minutes in his final nine games he appeared … Suffered a separate left foot injury in practice before the Southeastern Conference Tournament and did not play the rest of the season … Recorded six or more rebounds in his final seven games, including nine or more in five straight … Hauled in 11 rebounds in 24 minutes vs. Ole Miss … Notched his first career double-double with 11 points and a career-high 15 rebounds in a career-high 27 minutes vs. Missouri … Also blocked a career-high three shots vs. the Tigers … Just missed out on double-doubles in the previous two games with back-to-back performances of 11 points and nine rebounds each vs. and Alabama … Six of his nine rebounds vs. Arkansas were on the offensive end … Dished out three assists to go along with 10 rebounds at No. 10/11 Auburn … Posted seven points and seven rebounds in 24 minutes at A&M … Nearly notched a double-double with eight points and 10 rebounds in just 16 minutes at Missouri … Pivotal presence in the 17-point come-from-behind win at No. 7/7 West Virginia with a then-career-high 11 rebounds, including a career-best seven offensive rebounds … Opened his career with five or more rebounds in his first four games … Debuted at South Carolina on Jan. 16 with six points, five rebounds and three assists, even playing “point forward” in his first collegiate action. Appeared in 14 games and averaged 5.9 points, 7.9 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game … Led the team in rebounding when he was in action … Grabbed 10 or more rebounds in five of his 14 appearances … Missed the first two and a half months of the season due to a left foot injury … Made his first appearance in conference play in January and became an immediate impact player … After knocking off the rust of missing time and building up his conditioning, played at least 15 minutes in his final nine games he appeared … Suffered a separate left foot injury in practice before the Southeastern Conference Tournament and did not play the rest of the season … Recorded six or more rebounds in his final seven games, including nine or more in five straight … Hauled in 11 rebounds in 24 minutes vs. Ole Miss … Notched his first career double-double with 11 points and a career-high 15 rebounds in a career-high 27 minutes vs. Missouri … Also blocked a career-high three shots vs. the Tigers … Just missed out on double-doubles in the previous two games with back-to-back performances of 11 points and nine rebounds each vs. and Alabama … Six of his nine rebounds vs. Arkansas were on the offensive end … Dished out three assists to go along with 10 rebounds at No. 10/11 Auburn … Posted seven points and seven rebounds in 24 minutes at Texas A&M … Nearly notched a double-double with eight points and 10 rebounds in just 16 minutes at Missouri … Pivotal presence in the 17-point come-from-behind win at No. 7/7 West Virginia with a then-career-high 11 rebounds, including a career-best seven offensive rebounds … Opened his career with five or more rebounds in his first four games … Debuted at South Carolina on Jan. 16 with six points, five rebounds and three assists, even playing “point forward” in his first collegiate action. 

High School

Rated as one of the nation’s top 20 prospects … He was the No. 9 overall prospect by 247Sports and the No. 2 player at his position … Scout lists him as the No. 12 overall player, Rivals has him at No. 14 and ESPN ranks him at No. 19 … A native of Houston, averaged 28.5 points, 13.4 rebounds and 8.8 assists a game for Victory Prep Academy as a senior … Vanderbilt, a lefty, was an AAU teammate of former All-America guard De’Aaron Fox … Vanderbilt has displayed his ability to affect the game in all phases throughout the high school all-star circuit particularly with an impressive performance in leading the USA Junior National Select Team over the World Select Team, 98-97, at the Hoop Summit … He posted game highs of 19 points and 10 rebounds while shooting 8 of 12 from the field … He also contributed three assists, two blocks and two steals in just over 19 minutes of action … Vanderbilt was also a member of the USA U16 National Team that captured the gold at the 2015 FIBA Americas U16 Championship … A McDonald’s All-American and Jordan Brand Classic participant … Honor-roll student … Served as the salutatorian for the Honor Society.

Personal

Born April 3 in Houston … Major is undeclared/exploratory studies in agriculture … His parents are Gwen and Robert Vanderbilt … Siblings are Rean, Jamal, Jene, Tasha and Robert … Sister Jene competed in basketball for UTSA … Participated in track in high school, winning district titles in the 100 and 200 … Chose his jersey number because he’s always worn No. 2 … Juggler … His mom is not only his hero, but he lists her as the person who has most influenced him.