Jett Duncan, North Texas


University of North Texas offensive lineman Jett Duncan, a junior majoring in kinesiology, has been named a Military Bowl STEM Scholar-Athlete presented by

Duncan, who is from The Woodlands, Texas, has a 3.606 grade-point average and last year was named an Academic All-District selection by College Sports Communicators. He is interested in a career in physical therapy.

“Jett is an exceptional student who has always valued his education as his top priority,” academic advisor Jill Abbott said. “He has received glowing remarks from his instructors and other individuals he has sought to help him achieve excellence in his academic endeavors. While a student-athlete at UNT, Jett has successfully maintained his GPA in kinesiology-pre-physical therapy while being a standout offensive lineman. Jett is going to be a tremendous asset to a professional school upon graduation.”

The Military Bowl and are proud to announce the members of the third annual Military Bowl STEM Scholar-Athlete Program, recognizing some of the brightest minds taking the football field in the ACC and the American Athletic Conference.

“The Military Bowl STEM Scholar-Athlete Program presented by recognizes some of the brightest minds taking the football field each weekend,” Military Bowl Foundation President & Executive Director Steve Beck said. “Together with, we commend these student-athletes for their ability to succeed on the field and in the classroom while managing a most challenging course load.”

 The Military Bowl STEM Scholar-Athlete Program honors one football player at each university that is a member of the ACC and the American Athletic Conference – the two conferences that are represented in the Military Bowl college football game. These players are studying STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) subjects and/or aspire to STEM careers.

“STEM education is the cornerstone of innovation, equipping the next generation with critical thinking skills to tackle global challenges,” said Kiley Wren, co-founder and co-chief executive at BlueForge Alliance, owners and operators of “These courses prepare students for purposeful, high-demand career paths while fostering adaptability, collaboration, and technological literacy. At BlueForge Alliance, empowering individuals with a stable foundation of knowledge pairs directly into our mission of ensuring a resilient and adaptable skilled trades workforce ready to meet the demands of revitalizing our nation’s defense. We’re proud to join the Military Bowl in recognizing outstanding student athletes aiming to make an impact off the field while supporting their fellow students’ pursuits.”