Jenzel Nash
24  Jenzel Nash

RS Junior

Houston, Texas

High School:
Worthing HS




Two-time member (2012 & 2013) of the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll (minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average).

2012-13 (SOPHOMORE)
Took a redshirt after tearing her ACL in the exhibition game against St. Mary's ... member of the Conference USA Academic Honor Roll (min. 3.0 GPA).

2011-12 (FRESHMAN)
High-energy player who appeared in 32 games, including three starts ... one of eight Miners with a scoring average of at least 5.0 (5.1) ... was third on team total steals (31), tied for third in free throws made (45) and fourth in free-throws attempted (67) ... poured in career-high 25 points to go along with seven rebounds and seven steals in OT triumph at Tulane (1/15/12) ... sparked the school-record-tying biggest comeback in program history with 17 second-half points against Memphis (1/8/12) ... had first five points and nine total during a 17-0 UTEP to open second stanza ... scored 18 points against Houston Baptist (11/19/11) ... had eight points to key UTEP rally vs. UAB in Conference USA semifinal (3/9/12) ... tabbed to the Conference USA Academic Honor Roll (min. 3.0 GPA).

Named to the 2011 Parade Magazine All-American team after pouring in 37.7 ppg to top the country in scoring for the high school girls' regular season while starring for Worthing High School in 2010-11 ... believed to be the first signee of the UTEP women's basketball team to be so distinguished in the 35 years of the publication's award ... aiding her scoring average was a campaign-high 64 points against Booker T. Washington ... also posted game averages of 8.7 rebounds, 5.4 steals and 4.4 assists, and was voted as VYPE Magazine's Girls' Basketball Player of the Year ... her efforts helped the squad post a mark of 20-7 as a senior, which was the fourth straight 20+ victory season during Nash's prep career ... team secured district championship with a mark of 10-1 ... stormed onto the scene as a freshman in 2007-08, tallying 16.7 ppg, 8.4 rpg, 2.1 spg and 1.2 apg to help her squad go 21-12 ... jumped up to 24.2 ppg, 7.3 rpg, 3.6 spg and 2.3 apg as a sophomore before piling up 27.3 ppg, 7.7 rpg, 5.2 apg and 4.5 spg as a junior ... graduated in the top-15 percent of her class.

Daughter of Barbara Maxwell and Lawrence Thomas ... is a criminal justice major ... has six brothers and one sister ... favorite basketball player is Steve Nash ... started playing basketball at the age of 11 ... enjoys singing, dancing and joking around with her friends in her spare time ... favorite color is hot pink ... favorite musician is the late Michael Jackson ... born 4/3/93 (Houston, Texas).

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