NAME: Jared Hicks
SCHOOL: Conner High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2020
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Single-season passing record
HEIGHT: 6'-190 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Burlington, KY.
PARENTS: Jim & Julie
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My football coach Dave Trosper"
FUTURE GOAL: Graduate and gain college degree
Conner High School senior Jared Hicks is one of Northern Kentucky's finest two-sport athletes in football and basketball.
Jared is a three-year captain and four-year starter for the basketball team. He has double digit games this season vs. Dixie (16 points), Cooper (16), Lloyd (11), Covington Catholic (10) and Boone County (10). He averaged 10 points-6 rebounds-6 assists last season and was team MVP.
In football, a two-year captain and three-year varsity starter, Jared put up impressive career numbers, passing for 4,030 yards and 30 TDs, plus had 16 rushing TDs and two receiving TDs.
Jared this past season set the Conner all-time single-season passing yardage record with 2,756 yards. This went along with 23 passing touchdowns and 11 rushing touchdowns. He is third all-time in school history for career passing yards.
Jared was named the top quarterback in Northern Kentucky and in the district and earned a Top 26 Award from Northern Kentucky Football Coaches. He is a nominee for both the Cincinnati.com Sports Awards' Big School Player of the Year Award and a nominee for the prestigious National Football Foundation's "That's My Boy" Award.
A National Honor Society student (4.48 GPA), Jared is an academic All-American and is extremely active in community service. His favorite athlete is LeBron James, favorite entertainer is HaHa Davis, favorite book is The Great Gatsby, favorite movie is Step Brothers and most-like-to-meet is Kevin Hart.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Since day one, Jared has been one of the hardest workers that we have in the program. His work ethic both on the floor and in the classroom help set the tone for the culture that we have with the Conner Basketball program."
— Matt Otte, Basketball Coach