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Jada Lewis
Player Profile:
Jada Lewis 2762643
Position: Guard
Height: 5'7"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Powder Springs, Ga.
High School: McEachern

ACADEMICS

Will begin work toward goal of becoming a sports commentator as well as WNBA player.

HIGH SCHOOL

The combo guard was leader and captain of McEachern teams that won three consecutive state championships in Georgia's largest classification.

The four-year starter played 119 games, pouring in 1,612 points and making 514 assists to account for another 1,000-plus points.

The three consecutive state championship teams of coach Phyllis Arthur posted a 78-15 (.839) record against the top level of competition.

As senior, Lewis was named the AJC state Class AAAAAA Player of the Year as coach Arthur was state Coach of the Year.
In addition, she was first team all-state. Lewis was named the Cobb County Metro Player of the Year and first team.

Named to USA Today second team and Naismith first team.

Lewis was a two-time first-team all-state player in Class AAAAAA and a four-year all-region honoree.

Nominated for McDonald's All-America team and Wendy's Heisman Athlete Scholarship Award.

Heading into senior season, ESPN Basketball rated Lewis the No. 27 best guard and the No. 87 best overall prospect.

Won about every award her school gave to include most valuable player, best defensive player, most heart, best hustle, leadership, school scholar-athlete.

Set McEachern record for 3-point baskets (188), topping Tennessee freshman Te'a Cooper's 172...Was second to Cooper in assists, steals and points...Had school record with 10 3-point baskets in a game.

As senior, averaged 17.9 points per game (573 points) with 5.4 assists per game (174), while adding 3.0 steals per game.

As junior, averaged 14.8 points per game (430 points) with 5.3 assists (155), while adding 3.4 steals per contest (99).

A list of her "big" games goes on and on:
   • 45 points for Cobb County record
   • 39 points with 10-of-15 3-pointers vs.North Paulding.
   • 36 points, 12 assists in state semifinal win over West Forsyth and Gatorade Player of the Year.
   • 31 points in win over SW DeKalb.
   • 30 points, 6 assists vs. Osborne.
   • 22 points, 15 assists in state playoff win over Archer.
   • 29 points, 5 asssists vs. Trimble Tech.
   • 20 points, 15 assists vs. No. Paulding.
   • 18 points, 12 assists vs. No. Paulding.
   • 23 points, 10 assists vs. Hillgrove.
   • 27 points, 6 assists vs. Valdosta
   • 24 points, 5 assists vs. Westlake

Gained more basketball experience playing with AAU's Nike Team Elite with coach Kirk Pointer...That team that won Nike Nationals saw players sign NLI's with Georgia State, NC State, Florida State, Vanderbilt, Georgia Tech and East Carolina.

PERSONAL

Born Jada Mercedez Lewis on April 13, 1998 in Atlanta to Renardo and Tiffanie Lewis.

Has three older brothers (Deandre Lewis, John Peterson, Rajohn Lewis) who all attended West Georgia to play either football or baseball.

Had highest GPA of student-athletes at McEachern (4.02) with achievement awards in chemistry, math and healthcare science...Was named to Cobb County All-Academic team in each of final three seasons.



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