Full Name:
Jason Jennings
Position:
Center
College:
Arkansas State
Height:
7-0
Weight:
250
High School:
Bald Knob HS (Bald Knob, Ark.)
Birthdate:
April 18, 1979
Birthplace:
Bald Knob, Ark

Statistics

NBA DRAFT 2002
Selected in the second round (43rd overall) by the Portland Trail Blazers.

HIGHLIGHTS
Played final two seasons of collegiate career at Arkansas State, after playing his first two seasons at Arkansas.
Named Sun Belt Conference Defensive Player of the Year as a senior.
Was a two-time All-Sun Belt Selection.
Became the first player in conference history to post two 100-block seasons.
Reached double figures in 48 of 59 games at ASU.
Finished second in school history in blocks (203).


AT ARKANSAS STATE
As a senior, averaged 14.6 points, 6.6 rebounds and 3.4 blocks (8th in nation).
Scored in double figures in 26 of 30 games.
Had 29 points, 13 rebounds and six blocks against Denver.
Selected to the All-Tournament team at the Outrigger Rainbow Classic after averaging 17.0 points, 6.7 rebounds and 5.3 blocks against Georgia, Boston College and Portland.

As a junior, named Second Team All-District 8 by the NABC.
Led team in scoring (13.9 ppg) and rebounding (7.1 rpg).
Set a school record with 102 blocks (3.5 bpg, 8th in nation).
Posted the first triple-double in school history with 31 points, 10 rebound and 11 blocks against Morris Brown.
Led the team in rebounding 12 times and in scoring seven times. Reached double figures in 20 of 29 games.


AT ARKANSAS
Sat out 1999-2000 season under NCAA transfer guidelines after transferring from Arkansas to Arkansas State.
As a sophomore at Arkansas, started 17 of 31 games and averaged 4.3 points and 2.7 rebounds.
Had 36 blocks. Shot 56.7 percent from the field and scored a season-high 12 points vs. Mississippi State.

As a freshman, blocked 25 shots. Scored 17 points against Bethune-Cookman.

STATISTICS - Arkansas
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1997-98 29 0 52 102 .510 31 45 .689 76 5 5 25 135 4.7
1998-99 31 17 59 104 .567 14 32 .438 84 6 11 36 132 4.3
TOTALS 60 17 111 206 .539 45 77 .584 159 11 16 61 267 4.5
Three-point field goals: Totals: 0-for-0 (.000).

STATISTICS - Arkansas State
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2000-01 29 29 162 307 .528 79 110 .718 206 40 10 102 403 13.9
2001-02 30 30 170 300 .567 98 124 .790 198 26 10 101 438 14.6
TOTALS 59 59 332 607 .547 177 234 .756 404 66 20 203 841 14.3
Three-point field goals: 2000-01, 47-for-109 (.431); 2001-02, 92-for-223 (.413). Totals: 139-for-332 (.419).