Meme  Jackson

10Meme Jackson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Murfreesboro, Tenn.

High School:
Blackman H.S.

Height:
5-11

Position:
G/F

CAREER HIGHS

  • Points: 20 // UNCW, 12/29/16
  • Rebounds: 7 // Troy, 12/21/16
  • Assists: 5 // Troy, 12/21/16
  • Steals: 3 // Vanderbilt, 1/22/17
  • Blocks: 1 // Miss. State, 1/8/17*
  • Field Goals: 9 // UNCW, 12/29/16
  • 3-Pointers: 3 // Troy, 12/21/16
  • Free Throws: 3 // Vanderbilt, 1/5/17
  • Minutes: 42 // Georgia, 2/6/17
  • *Indicates most recent high

2016-17 - SOPHOMORE

  • Played in all 32 games, starting in 19 of the contests, and averaged 4.7 points and 1.8 rebounds per game.
  • Improved her 3-point shooting this season, connecting on 32.9 percent of her shots from deep and leading the team in threes made six times during the season.
  • Stepped up her play in her second season, scoring at least five points in 14 games after not scoring more than four points in any game during her freshman year.
  • Posted five points, three assists, a career-high three steals and two rebounds in win over Vanderbilt.
  • Posted five points, three assists, a career-high three steals and two rebounds in win over Vanderbilt.
  • Capped off a 15-point comeback by the Lady Vols with a clutch 3-pointer with 1:22 remaining in the game against #6 Notre Dame, giving Tennessee its first lead since three minutes left in the first quarter.
  • Eclipsed career highs in points (20) and field goals made (9) for second straight game with win over UNCW.
  • Started her sixth straight game against Troy as she posted career highs in points (18), rebounds (7), assists (5), field goals (7), 3-pointers (3) and minutes (36).
  • Started her third straight game against Texas as she hit two three pointers and finished with career highs of eight points and five rebounds in 32 minutes.
  • Earned her first career start and finished with five points, two boards, two assists and two steals vs. TSU.
  • Contributed career highs of three rebounds and three assists against Penn State.
  • Recorded a career high eight points as she hit two three pointers and grabbed two steals while playing 22 minutes off the bench in the Lady Vols' win over JMU.
  • Tallied 10 points, one rebound and two assists in her most extended game action, playing 22 minutes vs. Carson-Newman.

2015-16 - FRESHMAN

  • Saw time in 21 games off the bench and averaged 1.0 points and 0.6 rebounds per game.
  • Scored two points and grabbed a board in seven minutes against Syracuse in the Elite Eight.
  • Grabbed two boards and handed out two assists in three minutes off the bench against Georgia.
  • Scored four points and notched one rebound, one assist and one steal in eight minutes in the Lady Vols win over Ole Miss.
  • Knocked in both of her free throw attempts against #13 Mississippi State.
  • Tallied a career-high three rebounds in only two minutes against #7/7 Oregon State.
  • Recorded two assists in the game vs. Virginia Tech.
  • Scored her first collegiate points with a three-pointer at the top of the key with 7:12 remaining in the second quarter against Chattanooga.
  • Made her Lady Vol debut with 1:30 remaining in the second quarter vs. Syracuse, tallying a steal three seconds after coming in for the first time.

USA/AAU BASKETBALL

  • Participated in the 2014 USA Basketball Women's U18 National Team Trials.

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Ranked No. 21 by Blue Star.
  • Ranked No. 25 by All Star Girls Report.
  • Ranked No. 37 overall and the No. 9 wing by ProspectsNation.com.
  • Ranked No. 39 overall by D1Spects.com.
  • Ranked No. 49 overall and the No. 7 ranked wing in the 2015 espnW HoopGurlz Top 100 Class.
  • Tennessee Sportswriters Association All-State Team (2014, 2015).
  • TSSAA State Championship All-Tournament Team (2014, 2015).
  • District MVP (2014).
  • All-District (2012, 2014, 2015).
  • District All-Tournament (2015).
  • Region All-Tournament (2012, 2014, 2015).
  • Region Tournament MVP (2015).
  • Led BHS to records of 34-1 in 2013-14 and 32-2 in 2014-15 for back-to-back state titles.
  • Jackson hit for 15 points in the 2015 state title game, a double-overtime win over crosstown rival.
  • Her team was the No. 1-ranked team in the country by ESPN, USA Today and MaxPreps in 2014.
  • Averaged 9.3 ppg., 5.3 rpg., 4.3 apg., 1.5 spg., as a senior but 14.2 over the last six games as Blackman won its second-straight state title.
  • Started all 35 games as a junior and averaged 9.4 ppg,. 4.4 rpg., 3.4 apg. and 2.3 spg. on a team featuring five NCAA Division I prospects.

PERSONAL

  • Full name is Jamasha Starr "Meme" Jackson.
  • Born on Sept. 9, 1996, in Fresno, Calif.
  • Parents are Jevell and Lanesha Jackson.
  • Siblings include: Marlon, Jaquell and Tyrique.
  • Majoring in sociology.
  • Recipient of the Richard & Donna Fraser Winners' Circle Scholarship for Off Guards.
  • Follow @Hoopin-Mj on Twitter or @mj.ten on Instagram.
 

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