Kiyomi McMiller Becomes First High School Athlete to Sign With Jordan Brand

Last Updated on March 9, 2023

The No. 6 recruit in the class of 2024, Kiyomi McMiller becomes the first-ever high school athlete to sign with Jordan Brand. She joins Kiki Rice, freshman guard at UCLA as the company’s second NIL deal.

Known for her excellent ball handling ability, the 5-foot-8 point guard has garnered the attention of coaches and brands from across the country.

It Runs in the Family

“I’m inspired by both of my parents. I get my creativity from my dad and my grandmother, which carries over to my dribbling,” said McMiller. “I’m always in the gym with my mom and dad working on my game.”

Basketball runs in McMiller’s blood. Both her parents, Mike and Ravilia, coached at Montgomery College from 2007-2009. Starting her first season this year at the Life Center Academy in Burlington, NJ, the Maryland native’s dad also joined as the assistant coach.

All the hours spent in the gym have paid off. ESPN named McMiller the superlative, “Best Ballhandler” out of the recruiting classes of 2023 and 2024.

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Joining Rice as part of the brand’s NIL team, the pair look to pave the way for the next generation of student-athletes.

“It’s a dream come true being with the brand that stands for the same passion that I have for the game,” said McMiller. “I look forward to encouraging basketball players to use their creativity and platform to define their purpose.”

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