Jared Scott Carter Jeffries was born on November 25,1981 and is an American former professional basketball player.
15 Facts About Jared Jeffries
Jared Jeffries played for the New York Knicks, Houston Rockets, and Portland Trail Blazers before retiring in 2013.
In college, Jared Jeffries played for the Indiana Hoosiers; during his sophomore year, he was an integral part of the Hoosiers' Cinderella run to the 2002 NCAA Championship game, was named Big Ten Player of the Year, and was a consensus second-team All-American.
Jared Jeffries served as the Director of Player Personnel for the Denver Nuggets from 2016 to 2017.
Jared Jeffries played basketball for the Indiana University Hoosiers, where he played for two years before forgoing his junior and senior years to enter the NBA draft.
Jared Jeffries was recruited by Bob Knight, but Knight was fired shortly before his freshman season.
Jared Jeffries was a key cog in the Hoosiers' Cinderella run to the 2002 NCAA title game.
Jared Jeffries received the 2002 Silver Basketball from the Chicago Tribune as the Most Valuable Player of the Big Ten.
Jared Jeffries was selected by the Washington Wizards with the 11th pick in the 2002 NBA draft.
Jared Jeffries appeared in 20 games alongside Michael Jordan during his rookie season, which was cut short when he tore his ACL during practice.
Shortly before the 2006 season, Jared Jeffries suffered a wrist injury and missed the first 23 games of the season.
Jared Jeffries agreed to a buyout with the Rockets on February 25,2011.
In September 2013, Jared Jeffries retired from the NBA in conjunction with accepting a front office position with the Denver Nuggets as a pro personnel scout.
In July 2017, Jared Jeffries was named President of Echo Fox, an eSports organization founded by former NBA player Rick Fox.
On October 18,2022, Jared Jeffries was a contestant on The Price Is Right, winning a pair of TAG Heuer watches, then a Toyota Corolla playing One Away.