Honors & Awards

  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2022)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2023)

2022-23 (Redshirt Freshman)
Jeffrey Grace III played in 11 games after transferring from Arizona State. The walk-on totaled four points and three rebounds in limited duty while also being a valuable member of the scout team. Grace scored his first collegiate points on a putback against Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Nov. 20. He also had a pair of free throws and a rebound at Michigan on Feb. 8.

Before Nebraska
Grace comes to Nebraska as a walk-on after spending the 2021-22 season at Arizona State University under Coach Bobby Hurley. Grace redshirted in his only season with the Sun Devils.  A native of Elmhurst, Ill., the 6-3, 195-pound guard played four seasons at York High School for coaches Mike Dunn and Vince Doran. Grace was a two-time West Suburban Conference selection as a junior and senior and was an honorable-mention DuPage County selection in 2020 after averaging 11 points, five rebounds and three assists per game. He helped the team to a school-record 29 wins in 2018-19 and 28 wins in 2019-20, the best two-year run at the school in program history.  Grace also played football at York High School. He was named the Male Athlete of the Year during his junior season. He played his AAU basketball with Breakaway Basketball for Coach Greg Ktistou, where he was a club teammate of NU redshirt freshman Sam Hoiberg for several years.

The son of the late Latonia Friend-Grace and Jeff Grace II, Jeffrey Grace III was born on Sept. 25, 2002, in Chicago. He has one older brother (Jarvis). Jeff majors in sports media and communications at Nebraska.