|Hometown:||San Francisco, CA|
Morris is one of the five local players who comprise Cal's No. 7-nationally ranked recruiting class in the country...averaged 13.8 points per game to help the East Bay team win the 2005 San Francisco Pro Am Championship over the summer...arguably the fastest player on the 2005-06 Cal team...extremely athletic...displays a versatile game - can penetrate to the basket and shoot from the outside...will be utilized as a defensive stopper...creates havoc defensively and excels in transition.
High School: Tabbed No. 7 on the NorCal Scouting Report, which ranks players in Northern California...earned first-team Bay Counties League West accolades all four years at Urban High School...selected the San Francisco Chronicle Regional Player of the Year and second-team all-metro in 2004 and 2005...Cal-Hi Sports first team all-state honoree as a junior and senior...three-time pick for the Coaches Award...Cal-Hi Sports third-team All-Northern California in 2005...helped her school to three BCL titles and to a North Coast Section championship and NorCal semifinals in 2003-04...as a senior, averaged 23.2 points, 5.4 steals and 4.6 assists per game...as a junior, contributed 21.6 points, 9.3 assists, and 9.0 steals per game...2001, 2003 and 2004 MVP of the Urban Holiday Shootout and 2004 MVP of the San Diego Surf n Slam Tourney...competed at the 2003 Battle of the Best tournament in Berkeley...during the summer before her junior year, cut a cast off her ankle with a knife so that she could play in a big AAU Tournament...plays for the Orinda Magic...the year prior to Morris' arrival, Urban High School posted an 0-18 record and later went 31-2 during her junior season.
Personal: Jené Nicole Morris was born July 21, 1987, in San Francisco...mother is Nikitia Smith...has a younger brother, Jay'sen...interests include photography and hanging out with friends and family...undeclared major.