McDaniels is named the No. 5 recruit in the nation by 247Sports.com for the Class of 2019.
As was no surprise for a player considered one of the top-five senior basketball players in the nation, Federal Way’s Jaden McDaniels was named a McDonald’s All-American on Thursday afternoon.
The announcement came on the ESPN show “The Jump.”
The five-star recruit is named the No. 5 recruit in the nation by 247Sports.com for the Class of 2019. He has yet to commit to a college. Washington, Kentucky, Texas and San Diego State (where his brother Jalen plays) are considered the favorites.
McDaniels is on the East team along with recent UW commit Isaiah Stewart, who has been outspoken about trying to lure McDaniels to UW.
The game is scheduled for March 27 in Atlanta.
McDaniels is the first player from Washington to earn a McDonald’s honor since Nathan Hale’s Michael Porter Jr. in 2017.