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New Orleans Pelicans | #2 | Guard

Jared

Harper

PPG

7.4

RPG

0.4

APG

2.8

PIE

17.9

5'10" | 175lb | 24 years

Player Bio

Jared Lamar Harper was born on September 14, 1997 in Mableton, Georgia to Patrick and Erica Harper. An honors student who held a 3.7 GPA in high school, Harper starred at Pebblebrook High, where he emerged as a consensus four-star recruit. A two-time All-State selection, Harper averaged 27.0 points, 10.1 assists, 5.7 rebounds and 3.7 steals as a senior. He led Pebblebrook to the Class 6A Georgia state championship game in consecutive seasons. On November 12, 2015, Harper signed a letter of intent to play collegiately at Auburn. Follow Jared on Twitter and Instagram @therealvinoo. Harper collected the 2019 NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional Most Outstanding Player award as Auburn made it to the Final Four after he averaged 17.5 points, 6.5 assists and 1.5 rebounds per game in the tournament. He was named to the All-Southeastern Conference second team. The Mableton, Georgia native was ninth in the country and led the SEC in assists with 213 in his junior season, 2018-19. He announced that he would enter the 2019 NBA Draft after his junior season. Harper was not selected in the draft, but would sign a contract with the Phoenix Suns prior to the commencement of the NBA Summer League.