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MORGAN JONES

#24

Morgan's Profile

(Updated June 2019)
position
Guard
height
6'2"
year
Sophomore
hometown
Jonesboro, Ga.
high school
Our Lady of Mercy High

Freshman Season (2018-19):

  • Productive first season with the Seminoles, averaging 5.2 points, 2.8 rebounds and shooting 55.4 percent (72-of-130).
  • Earned nine starts over the final nine games of the season, being trusted for her much improved defense and finishing ability.
  • Raised her averages in ACC play to 5.6 points and shooting 66.7 percent (38-of-57) from the floor.
  • Ended her freshman season as arguably the most improved player on the Seminoles.
  • Had a career performance in NCAA Second Round vs. South Carolina, scoring 15 points on seven made field goals along with five offensive rebounds.
  • Had six points and six rebounds vs. Bucknell in NCAA First Round.
  • Added eight points and three assists vs. NC State.
  • Tied previous career high with 12 points and added eight boards at Georgia Tech in what was a homecoming game.
  • Had eight points vs. Syracuse.
  • Added nine points (4-of-5) vs. Pittsburgh.
  • Totaled 10 points and six rebounds at Clemson.
  • Tied her career high with seven boards at Notre Dame.
  • Posted previous career highs in points (12) and rebounds (7) vs. Wake Forest.
  • Stellar performance at Boston College with 11 points on 4-of-4 shooting.
  • Added six points and three boards in 16 minutes vs. Georgia State.
  • Contributed with six points, four rebounds and two blocks at St. John’s.
  • Played big minutes in win over No. 12/14 Iowa, adding four points and two steals in 14 minutes.
  • Added six points in 18 minutes vs. Jacksonville.

AT OUR LADY OF MERCY HIGH SCHOOL:

  • Rated 66th by ESPNW, including 19th at the guard position, in the 2018 class.
  • Extremely athletic and tall guard who can attack the rim and raise up from mid-range and beyond.
  • Three-time Atlanta Journal Constitution First Team Class A all-state player.
  • Two-time All-USA Georgia Girls Basketball Team member.
  • Averaged 29.5 points, 15.3 rebounds, 4.4 blocks and 3.0 steals per game as a senior at Our Lady of Mercy High.
  • During her junior season at Our Lady of Mercy, she played in 20 games averaging 29.3 points per game as well as 15.7 boards while shooting just over 50 percent from the floor.
  • Shot 40 percent (29-of-72) from beyond the arc as a junior.

All About Me:

  • Born: October 2, 1999.
  • Parents: Andrew and Jackie Jones.
  • Major: Sport Management.
  • Nickname: Mo or MoMo.
  • How did you first get into playing basketball? My parents put me in almost every sport and I fell in love with basketball right away.
  • What is your favorite movie? Love & Basketball
  • What is your favorite song? Aston Martin Music by Rick Ross
  • What shows are you watching these days? American Horror Story, The Office, and Orange is the New Black
  • What is your favorite home-cooked meal? My mom’s chili
  • Number of brothers and sisters? one brother
  • Outside of hoops, what are some of your passions in life? To be an athletic trainer someday.
  • If I was a genie and granted you three wishes, what would they be? To meet my grandparents
  • What’s the most inspirational story you’ve heard about? Inky Johnson