Jaden McDaniel is a professional basketball player who is currently playing for the Minnesota Timberwolves. He was born and raised in Seattle, Washington, and attended Federal Way High School. His brother is also a basketball player and played alongside him when they were in high school. Both of them became key players for Federal Way to win the Class 4A state championship. in 2 consecutive years.
McDaniels was one of the most anticipated players across Washington, as he was included in the USA Today All-USA Washington first-team honors. He also participated in the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League and became the top recruit in his class.
He was ranked a 5-star recruit by ESPN and Rivals, that’s why many colleges were offering him scholarships. After thorough decision-making, he ended up committing to Washington University. As a freshman, she scored 13 points on average with 5.3 rebounds per game.
McDaniels joined the 2020 NBA Draft, where she was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers. However, he was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves.
- 2020–present - MinnesotaTimberwolves
- McDonald’s All-American