Jakhyia Davis

#24 Jakhyia Davis

POS. C
HT. 6'3"
YR. Fr.
HOMETOWN Knoxville, Tenn.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL Bearden High School

2020-21: Played in all 20 games in her rookie season, starting in 15 of them…earned a spot on the Media Southern Conference All-Freshman Team…finished her year averaging 9.5 points and 6.7 rebounds per game, ranking second on the team in scoring, first in field goal percentage, third in 3PT %, first in rebounds, first in blocks and third in minutes…finished eighth in the conference in rebounds and fifth in blocked shots…scored 13 points in her debut against Longwood (11/28/20)…posted 11 points and six rebounds in the loss against Tennessee (12/1/20)…put up another solid performance of seven points and eight rebounds against Vanderbilt (12/8/20)…scored a new best of 18 points on 7-9 shooting against Appalachian State (12/20/20)…exploded for her season-best of 25 points against Furman (2/5/21) on 10-15 shooting, recording her first double-double of her collegiate career with a 14 rebound effort while blocking three shots…recorded another double-double against Samford (2/20/21), posting 15 points and 11 rebounds in the loss…fell one rebound short of back-to-back double doubles after a 10 point, nine rebound performance against Western Carolina (2/23/21)…tallied 12 points, 14 rebounds and three blocks against Mercer (2/27/21) on the final day of the regular season…put up 20+ points for the second time of her career with a 21 point showing to knock off #1 Samford in the SoCon Quarterfinals (3/4/21)…finished the season with a 14 point, 10 rebound effort in the loss to Wofford in the semis of the conference tournament (3/5/21)…grabbed a career-best three steals on three occasions throughout the season, matching her best effort of three blocks three times as well…named to the SoCon Honor Roll.

High School: Played for Bearden High School in Knoxville, Tenn. during the school year and TN Flight EYBL during the summers...Four-time all-district...Four-time all-region...Three-time all-state...Two-time district player of the year...1000-plus point scorer...1000-plus career rebounds.

Personal: Born on September 2, 2002...Daughter of Natasha Davis...Majoring in Business Management...Mother Natasha played basketball at Lincoln Memorial University...Uncle Todd Davis played football at Middle Tennessee State University...Cousin Jacques McClendon played seven years for six different teams in the NFL and currently serves as the director of player engagement for the Los Angeles Rams.