Jordan Mincy begins his first season as a graduate assistant for the Gamecock men's basketball team. Mincy, a four-year letterwinner in men's basketball at Kent State University, is a native of Memphis, Tenn. With 135 games played in his career, Mincy ranks as the Mid-American Conference's all-time leader in games played, while he was named the MAC Defensive Player of the Year by MAC Report Online following his senior season. Mincy finished his KSU career seventh on the all-time assists list (347), while he led the Golden Flashes in assists 42 times during his career.
Mincy is one of three siblings in his family to play college basketball, as his brother, Jerome Mincy, played at UAB and his sister, Jada Mincy, played at Ole Miss. He earned his bachelor degree in business marketing from Kent State in May 2009 and is pursuing a masters degree in the art of teaching in business at South Carolina.