Jrue Holiday was a four-year varsity basketball letterwinner at Campbell Hall High School ... named the 2008 Gatorade National Player of the Year ... rated the No. 1 point guard and the No. 2 overall prospect in the Class of 2008 by Rivals.com ... listed as the No. 1 shooting guard and the No. 4 overall prospect in the Class of 2008 by Scout.com ... selected as a 2008 McDonald's All-American, scoring 14 points and totaling five rebounds, five steals and three assists for the West Team, which lost to the East, 107-102, on March 26 in Milwaukee, Wis. ... was invited to play in the 2008 Jordan Brand Classic on April 19 at Madison Square Garden in New York ... as a senior, averaged 25.9 ppg, 11.2 rpg, 6.9 apg and 4.8 spg to help lead Campbell Hall to a 31-5 record and the California Division IV state title ... selected to Parade Magazine's All-America first team ... named to the Long Beach Press-Telegram's Best in the West first team ... as a junior, helped lead Campbell Hall to a 33-1 mark, the 2007 state title and a No. 2 overall finish among all divisions ... averaged 23.1 ppg, 9.4 rpg, 6.4 apg, 4.2 spg and 1.5 bpg ... Campbell Hall finished the 2006-07 season ranked No. 15 nationally and No. 4 in the West Region by USA Today ... earned 2007 Parade Magazine All-America third-team honors ... also selected as the 2007 Gatorade California Player of the Year and named a 2007 EA Sports All-America second team selection ... as a sophomore, averaged 21.0 ppg, 9.1 rpg, 5.8 apg, 2.5 spg and 1.4 bpg as Campbell Hall finished 27-6 and among the top 10 in the state ... helped lead Campbell Hall to a perfect 32-0 record and a state title as a freshman (2004-05) ... played AAU basketball for the RC Bulls, West Coast All-Stars, Belmont Shore and Pump N' Run.
He was a member of the 2007 USA Basketball Men's Youth Development Festival Blue Team, which had a 2-3 record and captured a silver medal ... started in all five games played, averaging 18.2 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 8.0 apg, 2.0 spg and 1.2 bpg ... among all-time Festival records, ranks second for most assists (40) and second in single-game assists (12 vs. Blue) ... among 2007 Festival participants, ranked first in assists average, second in assist-to-turnover ratio (4.0), third in free throw percentage (.722), tied for fifth in blocked shots average, tied for sixth in steals average, tied for eighth in scoring average and 11th in rebounding average.
Full name: Jrue Randall Holiday ... he is right-handed ... born in Mission Hills, Calif., on June 12, 1990 ... his parents are Shawn and Toya Holiday ... has an older brother, Justin (19) and a younger brother Aaron (12) ... his brother Justin is a sophomore forward on the University of Washington basketball team ... he also has one younger sister, Lauren (15) ... lists collecting shoes as something he likes to do ... has yet to declare a major.