Jelani Hewitt - 2012
2011-12 (Sophomore) - Played in all 30 games with 29 starts ... Scored 216 total points (10.5 ppg) ... Scored over 20 points against Samford (1-26) with 23 points and posted 20 against Chattanooga (12-1) ... Made 57-of-144 from downtown (39.6%), ranking seventh in the SoCon, and set a career-high from the perimeter against Chattanooga (12-1) by making six treys ... Made five baskets from beyond the arc against Wake Forest (11-16) and Samford (1-26) ... Set new career highs with nine rebounds against The Citadel (2-11) and in the SoCon Tournament against Chattanooga (3-2) ... Took 3.4 rebounds per game while making 42 assists ... Had 38 steals (1.26 spg) to rank among the league leaders.
2010-11 (Freshman) - Played in all 32 games as a freshman and made 29 starts ... Played more than 19 minutes in every game with more than 30 in the final four contests of the season ... scored in double-figures on 15 occasions with a career-high 28 points against Carver College (11-15) ... Led the team in steals (1.9 per game) and ranked second in the SoCon ... Took a career-high six steals at UNC Greensboro (1-20) ... Scored 13 points and had eight rebounds against Texas Tech (11-23) ... Averaged 9.0 points per game and posted 135 total points in SoCon play ... Drained three three-pointers twice against Reinhardt (11-18) and Eastern Kentucky (1-2) ... Scored 18 points on the road against Elon (1-22) ... Finished the season on a high with 15 points against Appalachian State in the SoCon Tournament (3-4) ... Posted a career-high six assists against Eastern Kentucky and The Citadel (2-19).
HIGH SCHOOL - Two-time Class 5A First-Team All-State as named by the Florida Sportswriters Association ... Also earned All-Broward County Honors his last two seasons as selected by the South Florida Sun-Sentinel ... Had his best season as a junior, leading Northeast High School to a 21-8 record and its first postseason berth in 24 seasons ... Averaged 26 points, seven assists and six rebounds in 2008-09 ... Terrific junior campaign earned him Preseason All-State accolades from FloridaHoops.com and a spot on the Sun-Sentinel’s Fab Five ... Senior season numbers included 16 points per game, six assists per game and six rebounds per game ... Named MVP of the Kreul Classic after leading Northeast to the tournament title with 25 points, six rebounds and four assists in the championship game ... Scored 29 points to earn MVP honors of the Next Level Top 24 Showcase before his senior season ... Hit 10 three pointers on his way to 45 points for Kenny Gillion’s Team Breakdown ... Squad won the 2008 17-U AAU National Championship ... Coached by Darrance Gillion at Northeast where he was a two-year team captain ... Averaged 20.1 points, five assists and 3.4 steals his sophomore year at East Lee County High School.
PERSONAL - Full name is Jelani D Hewitt ... Born September 6, 1991, in Hollywood, Fla. ... Son of Tanya and John Hewitt ... Majoring in general studies.