Before Yale: District, Region and County most valuable player at Brentwood High School… Tennessee McDonald’s All-America nominee… Averaged 17 points and seven assists… Scored more 1,200 career points… Holds school assists record… Helped Brentwood to the 2012 region championship and three district titles… Played for Tennessee Travelers and Tennessee Contenders AAU teams… Played against Kentucky’s Alex Poythress and Florida’s Dillon Graham and with Maryland’s Charles Mitchell.
Personal: Cousin, Brad Trout, played professional football with the Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons.
Why Yale? “I loved the coaching staff, facilities and team as well as the academic opportunities. I also couldn’t pass up the opportunity of attending such a prestigious and richly cultural school. Yale was a place where I felt comfortable as a person and as a basketball player.”
Coach Jones says: “Jack’s an extremely smart player who does a fantastic job at making those around him better.”