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Jadeveon Clowney

Jadeveon Clowney

Induction year: 2019

• South Pointe High School
• University of South Carolina

• Lettered in Football, Basketball and Track while in high school
• Member of the 2008 State Championship football team at South Pointe
• Consensus #1 ranked high school football recruit in the nation in 2011 –, 247Sports, PrepStar Magazine, EPNU150 – considered by many to be the highest rated recruit ever
• USA Today  and National Defensive Player of the Year, South Carolina Mr. Football, Parade, MaxPreps and  All-American, 2010 Bobby Dodd National High School Lineman of the Year
• Selected to play in the 2010 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas (Defensive MVP); 2011 Under Armour All-American Game
• 2011 SEC Freshman of the Year, 2nd Team All-SEC, 1st Team Freshman All-American
• 2012 AT&T All-American Player of the Year, 6th in Heisman Trophy voting, Hendrick’s Award Winner (Top Defensive End), Finalist for Nagurski, Rotary Lombardi, and Bednarik Awards, 1st Team All-American, SEC Defensive Player of the Year, 1st Team All-SEC
• 2013 University of South Carolina Male Athlete of the Year, 1st Team All-SEC, American Football Coaches Association All-American, ESPY Award Winner for Play of the Year for “The Hit”
• 1st Pick of the 2014 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans
• 3 time Pro Bowl Selection (’16, ’17, ’18), 1st Team All-Pro (’16), Houston Texans Ed Block Courage Award (’15)

• Founded the non-profit organization “The Hit Foundation”
• Supports Rock Hill youth through football camps
• Donations to the Rock Hill Education Foundation – Christmas Shopping Sprees for deserving kids
• The Hit Foundation is also known for good works in the Houston area
• Filled trash cans sent to NRG Stadium by angry Jacksonville Jaguars fans with toys to donate to Houston area youth