Jailin

Cherry

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Guard
Height: 5'9"
Class: Sophomore
City/State: Pascagoula, Miss.
High School: Pascagoula HS
Experience: 1 Letter

Bio

CAREER
* Switching to jersey number 1 after wearing 30 in her freshman season.
* Working on her dunking (see clip below).
* Averaging 2.1 points and 1.1 rebounds per game while shooting 31.4 percent from the field as a rookie.
* Picked up only start of the season in opener at USF on November 10.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2017-18)
* Averaging 2.1 points and 1.1 rebounds per game while shooting 31.4 percent from the field as a rookie.
* Picked up only start of the season in opener at USF on November 10.
* Posted season-high seven points in season opener at USF and in regular season finale versus Alabama on February 25.
* Grabbed season-high three rebounds against nationally-ranked Georgia on February 1 and at Auburn on February 8.
* Played a season-most 18 minutes versus Ole Miss on February 15.

HIGH SCHOOL (2013-17)
* Selected to Girls Basketball Dandy Dozen, Mississippi’s Top 12 high school basketball players entering her senior season.
* Led Lady Panthers to two district championships.
* Two-time selection to the Mississippi North/South All-Star game as a junior and a senior, earning Defensive Most Valuable Player with 11 points, three rebounds four assists and five steals in the 2016 game.
* Played in the Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Game as a senior.
* First player in Pascagoula HS history to be inducted into the 1,000-Point Club.
* Nominated to play in the prestigious McDonald’s All-American Game.
* Averaged 16.3 points, nine rebounds and four steal per game as a senior.
* Averaged 14 points, 19 rebounds, six assists and four steals as a junior and was named Lady Panthers Most Valuable Player.
* Also competed in track & field, jumping a state-best 5-8 at the divisional meet and 5-4 at the 5A state meet to win gold in the high jump and took silver in the triple jump.
* Played softball for the Lady Panthers.
* Named to the Pascagoula HS Honor Roll.

PERSONAL
* Nickname is Cherry.
* Daughter of Doug Cherry, and Vicki Maxwell and Michael Baugh.
* Has three older sisters, Jasmine, Elantra and Asia.
* Born on July 13, 1999.
* Majoring in Sport Commerce.
* Likes to play 2K, Fortnite and eat.
* Favorite food – hot wings, burgers, shrimp alfredo, pizza.
* Favorite music/artist – NBA Young Boy and my cousin, Lil Trey, who is a rapper.
* Favorite hangout activity – playing Fortnite, bowling.
* Favorite movie – Remember the Titans.
* Life after basketball – Psychologist.
* Why LSU? It is close to home and it always felt like home. I felt really comfortable with the team on my visit.
* O the places I will go – Jamaica.
* Started playing basketball at age 3.
* Full name is Jailin Isabel Cherry.

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