Jared McCain Biography

Jared McCain is a talented and emerging NBA star who is currently studying in college and committed to playing basketball for the Duke Blue Devils of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). On 29th March 2024, he along with teammates such as Tyrese Proctor dominated another team James Madison in the second round. He led the team to have the total scores, 93-55 in the second round and a victory over James Madison Dukes.

Before this game, Jared who is playing as a freshman led the team, Duke’s 4th seed to the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Tournament 2024 against Houston (the 1st seed team). During the game, Jared scored 30 points, the second-highest score of his career. His career-high scores were 35 points which he made in February 2024.

Jared McCain Early Life, Education & Childhood

Jared McCain was born on 20th February 2004, making him 20 years old as of 2024. Jared McCain was brought up by his loving and caring parents, Lance McCain (father) and Jina McCain (mother). Jared shared his childhood memories with his brother, Jayce McCain [Duke’s Graduate Assistant; Elder Brother]. Jared and Jayce’s father was a basketball player at Midland College.

Later, he had a career in the aviation sector. The mother, Jina McCain, also belongs to an athletic background. She is a former collegiate track and field, who used to play at Sacramento State, California. She continued to play even at Hiram W. Johnson High School. After completing college, she got married and focused on her son’s growth and endeavour. She is currently involved in her son Jared’s online store called Vintage Brand.


Jared McCain went to Centennial High School, where he was named the California Gatorade Player of the Year in his Junior year. He received this title after he had an average of 16.9 points, 4.7 rebounds, and four assists per game.

In 2023, he stood in the McDonald’s All-American Boys Game, while he was still in junior year. After 2023, he again received the California Gatorade Player of the Year honour after he made an average of 17.7 points, 7.1 rebounds, four assists, and 1.5 steals per game.

Recruiting Career

In the 2023 class, Jared McCain was a consensus five-star recruit. He received various offers from the colleges like Gonzaga, Kansas, and Houston. But, he chose to play for Duke. Since 18th March 2022, he has been committed to the Dukes only.

College Career

Jared McCain enrolled himself at Duke University in June 2023. Later, he had a debut with his games on 6th November 2023. During that game, he scored 8 points in 15 minutes. It was a win against Dartmouth with scores – 92-by-54.

On 17th January 2024, he stood against against Clemson. During that game, he scored 21 points and 5 rebounds. It was again a win with scores – 72-by-71. On 29th January 2024, he received the honor of Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Rookie of the Week.

On 17th February 2024, he scored a career-high points, i.e., 35 points. In that game, he had the victory against Florida State with 76-67 points. Next, he received ACC Rookie of the Week for the second consecutive time on 19th February 2024.

On 24th March 2024 during the March Madness 2024, he scored 30 points and 5 rebounds. It was a win against “The James Madison Dukes men’s basketball team” with the scores, 93-55. Jared McCain played U-18 basketball games at the 2022 FIBA Under-18 Americas Championship, representing the United States.


  • ACC All-Rookie team in 2024
  • McDonald’s All-American in 2023
  • Jordan Brand Classic in 2023
  • Nike Hoop Summit in 2023
  • California Mr. Basketball in 2023

Jared McCain Biography

Real Name Jared McCain
Birth Date 20 February 2004 
Age (as of 2024) 20 Years
Birth Place Sacramento, California, United States
Profession Basketball player

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 3” – in Centimeters – 190 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 89 kg  –  in Pounds – 197 lbs
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black


Father Lance McCain
Mother Jina McCain
Brother Jayce McCain

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Who is his girlfriend? None

Personal Life

Jared McCain has a girlfriend whose name is Sydney Williams. Sydney Williams is a prominent social media figure. She handles TikTok content and they both have a joint YouTube channel. Together the pair shares their healthy relationship on social media while resonating with audiences. Sydney Williams has a good fan following (around 320,000) on the TikTok account. Jared along with her girlfriend makes a good pair of influencers on their social media profiles.

Social Media

Jared McCain is available on Instagram with a verified tick. He is there with a handle name – jmccain24. There on Instagram, he mentioned the digits – 916, seems that he is a core believer of Jesus. On behalf of Duke University, he has made a store collection page on the Internet, where he sells his jerseys and other uniform-related clothing. The link follows as – https://duke.nil.store/collections/Jared-McCain-0

Jared McCain Net Worth

Jared McCain would surely be getting sponsorships and endorsements. He might be earning through connection with commercials and his selling store associated with Duke University. However, he is only 20 years old and has recently committed to playing his basketball games with Duke University.

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