2019 - 2020 LOUISIANA
GIRLS BASKETBALL
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
JERKAILA
JORDAN
GUARD
JOHN CURTIS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
RIVER RIDGE, LOUISIANA
SENIOR
HEIGHT: 5-FOOT-9
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
21.7
POINTS PER GAME
3.0
ASSISTS PER GAME
3.0
STEALS PER GAME
2.0
BLOCKS PER GAME
“When a game needs to be taken over, JerKaila has the sense of urgency to do it and to do it gracefully. She has a knack for the ball that leads to a playmaking ability—at both ends of the floor—like no one else we have seen.”
Jamie Thomatis
Head Coach - Head coach of Mount Carmel Academy

Athletic Excellence


The 5-foot-9 senior guard had led the Patriots to a 25-4 record and a berth in the Division I state semifinals at the time of her selection. Jordan averaged 21.7 points, 3.0 assists, 3.0 steals and 2.0 blocks through 29 games as the Patriots pursued their fourth straight Division I state title. A three-time First Team All-Metro selection, she is also a three-time state championship game MVP.

Academic Achievement


Jordan has maintained a 3.51 GPA in the classroom. She has signed a national letter of intent to play basketball on scholarship at Tulane University this fall.

Exemplary Character


Jordan has volunteered locally as a youth basketball coach.