Position
Forward
Height
6'6
Weight
180 lbs.
Class
Junior
Hometown
Baton Rouge, La.
High School
Parkview Baptist HS

Career Stats

1998-2002
SEC Academic Honor Roll — 2001

Did a little bit of everything during his four-year career at LSU … Started just about every game beginning with the second SEC game of the 2001 season through the entire 2002 NIT campaign … Played in two postseason tournaments in his four-year career.

SENIOR SEASON (2001-02)
Williams started 32 of 34 games his senior season and played over 1,000 minutes his final year (1,017) … Averaged 6.3 points per game, 4.6 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 2.2 steals … Finished the year third in the league in steals average … Finished ninth on the LSU single season steals list with 76, the first player to crack that top 10 since 1994 … Had six games in double figures, giving him 25 for his career … Had season highs of 13 points against both Miami in the Sugar Bowl Classic (Nov. 27) and 13 in his regular season home finale against Ole Miss (Feb. 27) … Other double figure games his senior year were 10 vs. Nicholls State (Dec. 30), 10 vs. Mississippi State (Feb. 13), 12 vs. Vandy in the SEC Tournament (March 7) and 10 at Iowa in the first round of the NIT (March 13) … Had 10 rebounds in the regular season finale at Auburn (March 2) … Had his best season at the free throw line, making 70-of-82, for 85.4 percent … Closed his career by making 22 consecutive free throws over the last six games, including a one-game career high of eight against Iowa (March 13) … Hit 50.4 percent from the field (71-of-141) … Had four games of five or more steals: 5 at Mississippi State (Jan. 26), 6 vs. Kentucky (Feb. 9), 6 at Auburn (March 2) and 5 vs. Vandy in the SEC Tournament (March 7) … Summer prior to his senior season, participated in an Athletes in Action tour to Iran.

JUNIOR SEASON (2000-01)
Started 20 of the 29 games, averaged 7.4 points per game, 3.9 rebounds while averaging 29 minutes a game … Had 55 assists to just 34 turnovers … Had 10 games in double figures … Had a career high 22 points against Auburn (Feb. 10) in a game in which he hit 7-of-9 field goals with one trey and 7-of-8 free throws … Averaged 15 points in a four-game span against Auburn, Florida, Arkansas and Kentucky (2-10 to 2-21) … Williams hit 58 percent from the field during those four games with 12 assists … Had 11 points against Arizona (Dec. 20) off the bench … Once he became a starter on Jan. 10, raised average from 5.6 to 7.2 … Hit 49.7 percent of field goal attempts (76-of-153).

SOPHOMORE SEASON (1999-2000)
Averaged 4.7 points per game and 2.4 rebounds a game, while averaging 20.4 minutes per game … Played 31 games, starting five … Missed three games with a minor knee injury around the Christmas holidays … Scored a season-high 14 in the second game of the season against Southeastern Louisiana (No. 22) … Had two other double-figure scoring games against Florida 10 (Jan. 12) and Ole Miss 10 (Feb. 16) … Hit 43-of-56 free throws (76.8 percent) including 11 of last 12 … Was 14-of-40 from behind the three-point line (35 percent) … In Italy, Williams had a strong five games, averaging 13.8 points per game, hitting 25-of-46 field goal attempts, while also averaging 3.0 assists.

FRESHMAN SEASON (1998-99)
Averaged 5.4 points and 3.1 rebounds per game, while laying 20.5 minutes a contest … Appeared in 20 games, starting four … Hit 78.1 percent of his free throw attempts (25-of-32) … Averaged 1.3 assists per game … Had his first double-figure scoring game and his first double-double in win over Troy State (Dec. 22), scoring 10 points and grabbing 11 rebounds in 20 minutes of play … Also scored in double figures against Belmont (10-Dec. 28), Florida (11-Jan. 20), Ole Miss (11-Feb. 3), Mississippi State (10-Feb. 24) and Florida (11-March 4) … Had four assists in opener against Texas-Pan American … Played 30 or more minutes in four of the last nine games.

PRE-LSU
Played basketball all four years at Parkview Baptist for Coach Don Green … Was a long jumper for the track and field team for one season … Earned All-State basketball honors as a junior, averaging 17 points a game … Was against having good senior season before injuries limited that final prep season … Averaged 13 points per game and six rebounds for Parkview Baptist, the winner of both the 1997 and 1998 AAA state championships … Career high of 35 points in one game … Shot 45 percent from three-point line … Made All-District at Parkview each season and was the MVP in the District in 1997 … Played in the Louisiana High School Coaches Association All-Star game at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center, scoring seven points with five rebounds in 18 minutes … Also participated in the prestigious Derby Classic in Louisville … Honor Roll student her senior season.

PERSONAL
Full name is Jermaine Ke’Juan Williams … Right handed… Parents are Rodrick and Javaline Williams .. One younger sister, Rodrea … Born on Dec. 14, 1979 … Lists golf as one of his hobbies … Sociology major … Favorite food is seafood … Favorite athlete from outside of the basketball world, former Olympic gymnast Dominique Dawes.

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