Sophomore walk-on from Houston who spent 2012-13 season as student manager with Baylor basketball program.
HIGH SCHOOL Played four years for coaches Alan Bradshaw, Bobby Sanders and Kyle Manary at Houston's Episcopal High School ... Earned Knights' Most Improved Player award in 2010, 2011 and 2012 ... Helped team to second-place finish in Southwest Preparatory Conference in both junior and senior seasons ... Played wide receiver on football team as freshman in 2008 ... Four-year honor roll member.
PERSONAL Full name is John Denman Heard ... Born March 30, 1994, in Houston ... Son of Larry and Caroline Heard, who are both Baylor graduates ... Business major.