OVERVIEW: Earned a four-star ranking by ESPN, which also rated him as the No. 32 wide receiver in the nation and the No. 11 player in North Carolina deemed a three-star prospect by both Rivals.com and Scout.com ranked as the No. 29 player in North Carolina by Rivals.com and the No. 148 wide receiver in the nation by Scout.com ranked as the No. 20 player in North Carolina by Super Prep magazine explosive wide receiver with a thick build has the ability to play inside or out good burst off the line reliable hands good speed will take a hit after making the catch good body control, displays a knack for coming down with jump balls and contested passes.
HIGH SCHOOL: Currently attends Mallard Creek High School helped lead his team to a 13-1 mark and a berth in the state semifinals during his senior season also helped lead Mavericks to three straight I-MECK league championships tallied 21 touchdowns with more than 50 receptions as a senior recorded 52 receptions for more than 800 yards and 14 scores as a junior stood out at Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas, returning a kickoff 94 yards for a touchdown in that game also a standout baseball player, he batted .329 with two home runs and 28 RBIs as a junior coached by Michael Palmieri.
PERSONAL: Jamel Harbison was born Jan. 19, 1994.
Pronuciation Guide: Juh-MEL HAR-bih-son
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