JACKSONVILLE — North Florida men’s basketball head coach Matthew Driscoll and his staff announced the addition of junior transfer Jordan Preaster to the Ospreys incoming class for 2021.
Preaster comes to North Florida after playing last season at Polk State College. He joins fall early signee Max Hrdlicka in the Osprey’s newcomer class.
6-6 | 200 | G | Orlando, Fla. | Polk State College / Bethune-Cookman
– Appeared in all 21 games in the shortened season for the Polk State Eagles | Earned All-Central Conference honors | Averaged 11.8 PPG, 5.6 RPG, 1.1 APG and 1.5 SPG
“Jordan Preaster has been to UNF’s campus as an opponent but none of us knew then that he would eventually become an Osprey. He continues our proud tradition of providing opportunities for elite Florida high school players to continue and expand their playing careers. We are super excited for his talent and more importantly how he approaches life as a human which fits perfectly into our Championship Culture. Blessed with athleticism, a skill set from beyond the arc, an ability to finish around the rim and strong defensive prowess, Jordan has the ability to impact games from a plethora of areas. His competitiveness and desire to be the best version of himself resonated loudly during our recruitment making him a no brainer for our program.”
– Prior to Polk State, played his freshman campaign at Bethune-Cookman (30 games | 4.4 PPG | 2.2 RPG)
– Had a career best 21 pts vs Trinity Baptist and netted 15 pts against Jacksonville
– Prep standout for Central Florida Christian Academy (Orlando) leading CFCA to the 2019 Florida 2A Championship Game | CFCA won three district championships and two regional titles during his career
– Named Class 2A State Player Of The Year
– Member of 1,000-Point Club at CFCA