Jared Padalecki Curiosities You Probably Didn’t Know

Jared and classmate Chris Cardeans together won the National Forensics League National Championship in Duo Interpretation in 1998. In May of 2000, he graduated Magna Cum Laude from James Madison High School. He had planned to enroll as an engineering major at the University of Texas, but landed his role on Gilmore Girls instead.

Jared was a Presidential Scholars Program candidate in his senior year of high school.