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Daijah Jefferson
Forward

Daijah Jefferson

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Forward

Year Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown Hopewell, Va.
Last School Hopewell
Height 6-2
Position Forward
Daijah Jefferson

Biography

2017-18 ACC Academic Honor Roll

2018-19 (Redshirt-Freshman): Scored a career-high 14 points against Western Carolina (11/14), hitting three treys in the process…Posted nine points in Tech’s win over Idaho State (11/23) in the Cancun Challenge in 21 minutes of playing time…Connected on a three-pointer against Wofford (12/30) and pulled down two rebounds…Pulled down a career-high six rebounds and dished out personal-best two assists at Notre Dame (2/3), while recording a block in 13 minutes of playing time…Added three points at No. 15 Miami (2/28), hitting a three-pointer.

2017-18 (Freshman): Redshirted the season due to injury.

PREP: Graduated from Hopewell High School in Hopewell, Va…Helped school to conference, district and region championships in 2017…Named Juan-Stephenson Classic Tournament MVP…First team all-state Virginia…2017 Conference and Regional Player of the Year…Nationally ranked No. 56 by ESPN…McDonald’s All-American nominee…Tabbed VHSCA All-Star and VHSCA All-Star Game MVP…Honor roll student all four years.

PERSONAL: Father played basketball for Rhode Island and Canisius…Chose Georgia Tech for the family-like atmosphere, education and city of Atlanta…Lists most memorable athletic accomplishment as winning her high school’s first regional championship…Pronunciation: Daijah (day-JUH)

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