Kansas Jayhawks

Michael Jankovich

Position Guard
Height 6'5"
Weight 185 lbs
Class Freshman
Hometown Dallas, Texas
High School Northfield Mount Hermon [Mass.]

An invited walk-on who provides depth at the guard position … Has solid range from beyond the arc … Son of SMU head coach Tim Jankovich, who spent five seasons as an assistant coach on Bill Self’s staffs at Illinois and Kansas … Lived in Lawrence from ages 4-8 while his father was on the KU staff.

Concluded his prep career at Northfield Mount Hermon School in Gill, Massachusetts, for coach John Carroll … Averaged 6.7 points and 2.4 rebounds in 2018-19 and made 48 3-pointers … Scored 1,254 points in his three-year career at Jesuit College Prep School in Dallas … Earned all-district honors in his three varsity seasons and all-region his senior year, 2017-18, at Jesuit College.

Full name is Michael Timothy Jankovich … Born in Nashville, Tennessee … Son Tim and Cindy Jankovich … His father has been the head coach at SMU since the 2015-16 season … Tim was an assistant coach on Bill Self’s staffs at Illinois in 2002-03 and at Kansas from 2003-07 before taking the head coaching job at Illinois State for five seasons (2007-08 to 2011-12) … Grandfather, Jack, competed in track at Indiana … Enjoys playing ping pong and watching movies … After basketball, he plans on being a CEO of a major corporation … Business administration major.