Cal Football BIO
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J.D. Hinnant
Player Profile:
J.D. Hinnant 1552537
Position: Offensive Lineman
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 290
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Fountain Valley, CA
High School: Fountain Valley HS
Experience: SQ

Twitter: @Bambi_76 | @calfootball
Instagram: JDHinnant77 | cal_football

Pronunciation
HEN-unt

Career Stats
Game Logs: 2014

Hinnant saw his first action at Cal when he played in a single game off the bench as a 2014 redshirt freshman. He redshirted his first season at Cal in 2013 while recovering from injuries sustained in a November 2012 car accident but returned to the field in time for 2014 spring practices.

Cal Career (2013 – Present)
► Saw the lone action of his career when he came to play off the bench in his collegiate debut as a 2014 redshirt freshman against Sacramento State
► Redshirted and did not play in his first season at Cal in 2013 while recovering from serious injuries sustained in a November 2012 car accident on the way to his final scheduled high school game
 
Sophomore (2015)
► Listed as the No. 2 left guard on the preseason depth chart
► Participated in the spring game
 
Freshman (2014)
► Played in one game off the bench in his collegiate debut vs. Sacramento State
 
Freshman (2013)
► Redshirted
► Did not play while recovering from serious injuries sustained in a November 2012 car accident on the way to his final scheduled high school game
 
Fountain Valley HS (Class of 2013)
► Earned All-West Region (PrepStar), third-team All-County, Sunset League Offensive Lineman of the Year and first-team All-Sunset League honors as a 2012 senior after not allowing a sack
► Also racked up team honors as a senior, taking home the Scotty Lang Award, Doug Thompson Gauntlet Award and his school’s Lamp of Knowledge honor
► Invited to several post-season bowls but unable to play due to serious injuries sustained in a November 2012 car accident on the way to his final scheduled high school game
► Also picked up Rivals and Orange County Scholar-Athlete awards as a senior
► Named a Top Offensive Performer by ESPN Recruiting Nation for his performance against Corona as a senior
► A second-team All-Sunset League selection and his team’s Offensive Lineman of the Year during his 2011 junior campaign when he was also a team captain and a Lamp of Knowledge recipient
► Earned honorable mention All-Sunset League honors as a 2010 sophomore
► Allowed only two sacks in his career while making 50 pancake blocks
► Served as the Associated Student Body sports commissioner as a senior in 2012-13

Recruiting Notes (Class of 2013)
► A three-star recruit by 247Sports Composite, 247Sports, ESPN, PrepStar, Rivals and Scout
► Ranked as high as the No. 34 offensive tackle nationally, while other rankings at the position came from Rivals (No. 50), PrepStar (No. 51), 247Sports Composite (No. 57) and 247Sports (No. 92)
► ESPN listed him as the No. 44 offensive guard in the nation and also had him as the No. 115 player overall in his region
► Rivals gave him his highest overall ranking in California at No. 66, while he was also ranked by 247Sports Composite (No. 80), ESPN (No. 81) and 247Sports (No. 146)
► Began his senior campaign as the No. 8-ranked offensive tackle in the West (Scout)

Other
► Full name is Jonathan Deland Hinnant
► Born June 30, 1995
► Parents are Blake and Laurie Hinnant
► Intended double major is legal studies and society and environment

Last Updated
June 5, 2015

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