Briana Jones - 2012
6-2, So., F/C
Powder Springs, Ga./Whitefield Academy/James Madison
Prep: Lettered four years for Eddie James at Whitefield Academy • Averaged 17.8 points, 11.1 rebounds, 2.4 steals and 1.1 blocks a game as a senior • Scored over 1,000 career points • Ranked 39th nationally at the post position by ESPN Hoopgurlz • All-region in 2010 and 2011 and all-region honorable mention in 2008 and 2009 • Georgia Athletic Coaches Association North All-Star in 2011 • McDonald's All-American nominee in 2011 • Four-time All-Cobb County honorable mention • Also lettered in track and field • State discus champion in 2009 and 2010 • Region discus champion in 2010 and 2011 • Sub-region shot-put champion in 2011 • Magna cum laude graduate, National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Music Honor Society.
Personal: Born July 28, 1993, in Baltimore, Md. • The daughter of Tomika Jones and DeWayne Jones • Has three brothers, Miles, Justin and James, and a sister, Britnee • Writes poetry and won a poetry recital contest in her senior year in high school.
Major: Information systems.