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N’dea Jones

School

Texas A&M University

Position
Forward
Major
Jurisprudence

Classroom

Jones graduated with a bachelor’s degree in performance studies in the Summer of 2020. Jones is now pursuing a master’s degree in jurisprudence.

Jones is one of only 15 graduates in the SEC playing this year, and one of five on her own team. She has goals of owning her own record label and utilizing her musical prowess in her career.

Character

Jones has one of the more infectious personalities out there, always smiling and always laughing. Jones doesn’t wow with her flashy play style but impresses because she has committed herself to doing all of the little things.

Jones’ leadership is clear when she crashes the boards relentlessly, currently ranking sixth all-time in rebounds and is on pace to becoming the program leader.

Jones is also only three double-doubles from being the A&M leader in the category. Jones has become one of the best players in the country by doing the things that no one else wants to do. Her teammates follow this example, and she has led her squad to an undefeated non-conference record.

Community

Jones was one of the leaders on the team that helped organize a blood drive for individuals with sickle cell anemia, which collected enough blood to save 133 lives.

Competition

The Lawrenceville, Georgia, native earned All-SEC first team recognition this preseason and was named to the first team at the conclusion of last year. Jones led the SEC in rebounds during the 2019-20 campaign and was fourth in the country.

This year, Jones has earned spot on the Katrina McClain, Wade Trophy, Naismith Trophy and John R. Wooden Award watch lists. Jones is one of the most prolific rebounders in the entire country and has 52 career games with 10-or-more rebounds.

Jones ranks ninth among active players in rebounds and 11th in double-doubles. Jones has started 73-consecutive games for the Aggies.