Harrison Bryce Jordan Barnes is the son of Shirley Barnes. He was born in 1992 in Ames, Iowa, where he played high school basketball at Ames High School. He made the honor roll all four years of high school and was an Advanced Placement Scholar. Barnes was also a member of the track and field team (high jump and long jump), played saxophone and sang in the school choir. He was basketball teammates with fellow NBA veteran Doug McDermott. The two led Ames High School to back-to-back undefeated seasons (2008-09 and 2009-10) and Iowa 4A state championships. At UNC, he was a part of DECA (marketing and management club) and SHEPH (students helping to eliminate poverty and hunger) and participated in local food drives while working with the Ronald McDonald House. As a pro, Barnes has hosted Holidays With Harrison during the holidays, where he surprises youth essay contest winners with an all-expenses-paid shopping spree at the adidas store in San Francisco. Barnes supports the Boys & Girls Club of America and was a board member for the Boys & Girls Club of Oakland. Fans can follow the veteran forward on Twitter (@hbarnes).