Position
Guard
Height
5'2
Class
Senior
Hometown
Houston, Texas
Major
Kinesiology
High School
Dekaney HS

SEC Academic Honor Roll – 2019-20
SEC Academic Honor Roll – 2017-18
SEC Academic Honor Roll – 2016-17

CAREER
* Served as the Co-chair of the 2019-20 SEC Women’s Basketball Leadership Council.
* Two years as LSU representative on SEC Women’s Basketball Leadership Council.
* Shot 33.7 percent from three-point range and 77.8 percent from the free throw line over four seasons. 
* Played in 116 games at LSU and made 63 total starts for the Tigers.

SENIOR SEASON (2019-20)
* Played in 30 games this season with 22 starts. 
* Averaged 4.9 points, 1.9 rebounds and 25.0 minutes per game. 
* Dished out 62 assists and made 26 steals.
* Recorded two blocked shots.
* Scored a season-high 14 points at Florida on January 30 and vs. Missouri on February 10.
* Grabbed a season-high five rebounds vs. Kentucky on January 19 and against Texas A&M on February 2.
* Tied career-high with six assists against Memphis on November 30.
* Represented LSU at the SEC Student-Athlete Leadership Council
* Team representative on LSU Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. 

JUNIOR SEASON (2018-19)
* Played in 28 games out of 29 total games this season with 16 starts. 
* Averaged 5.1 points, 2.1 rebounds and 25.1 minutes per game. 
* Dished out 57 assists and made 32 steals.
* Blocked first shot of her career.
* Scored a career-high 16 points vs. Kentucky on January 17.
* Grabbed a season-high five rebounds at Texas A&M on February 14.
* Had career-high six assists against USF on December 20.
* Represented LSU at the SEC Student-Athlete Leadership Council
* Team representative on LSU Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. 

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2017-18)
* Played in all 29 games with 25 starts.
* Averaged 4.6 points and 1.8 rebounds per game while dishing out 48 assists and making 22 steals.
* Scored a season-high 11 points against Ole Miss on February 15.
* Grabbed a career-high six rebounds at Arkansas on February 18.
* Tied career-high with four assists in three games – against Texas on November 24, versus UL Lafayette on December 17 and Vanderbilt on December 31.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2016-17)
* Played in 29 of 32 games as a true freshman.
* Averaged 1.7 points and 0.9 assists.
* Posted a season-high 12 points against Florida on January 5, including a perfect 6-for-6 from the free throw line.
* Dished out a season-high four assists twice – against Wake Forest on November 13 and at Vanderbilt on February 13.

HIGH SCHOOL (2012-16)
* Team was 6A state runner-up in 2016, winning 37 consecutive games and earned a district title.
* Two-time TABC All-State and All-Region honoree.
* Two-time District 15-6A Most Valuable Player and four-time all-district honoree.
* Finished four-year career with 1,296 points, 839 assists and 509 steals in 131 games.
* Averaged 11.9 points, 7.6 assists, 4.1 steals and 2.9 rebounds as a senior.
* Junior year averaged 11.0 points, 7.3 assists and 4.0 steals per game and set school record for steals.
* Set new school assist record during sophomore campaign.
* 2015-16 Wade Smith Foundation scholarship recipient.
* Played club ball for AD Elite.
* Ranked fifth in graduating class of 652.
* Earned Academic All-District accolades all four years.

PERSONAL
* Daughter of Cassie Richard and Charles Pennington.
* Has a little sister, Knoa (pronounced Noah)
* Born on February 17, 1998.
* Majoring in Psychology.
* Earned Best of Show as well as first and third place at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.
* Volunteers at the local YMCA in Baton Rouge.
* Likes to listen to music.
* Favorite food – Tex-Mex, milkshakes.
* Favorite music/artist – Beyoncé, in my feelings music, Ella Mai, Jhene Aiko.
* Favorite hangout activity – listen to music.
* Favorite movie – Colombiana.
* Favorite book – The Bible.
* Life after basketball – Be happy, a physician’s assistant, a housewife and professional shopper.
* Why LSU? I like my teammates, competing in the SEC, and away from home, but not too far.
* O the places I will go – Canada, Jamaica
* Started playing basketball at age 5
* Full name is Jaelyn Zhanet Richard-Harris

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