Georgia’s Juwan Parker named SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Georgia senior Juwan Parker was named the SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year on Tuesday, the league announced.

Dubbed the “smartest man in college basketball,” Parker is only active Division I men's basketball player who has already earned a master's degree. He received his master's in Sport Management in August and is working on a second master’s in Family Financial Planning.

Parker is Georgia's second-leading scorer at 8.7 points per game and also ranks No. 3 among Georgia's career free throw percentage leaders, converting on 82.7 percent of his trips to the line.

Parker is second  Bulldog to win the Scholar-Athlete of the Year since the award's inception in 2004, following Dave Bliss in 2008.