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April 12, 2018
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Jordin Canada

College/Country: UCLA
Position: Guard
Height: 5'6
Birthdate: August 11, 1995
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
(Image courtesy of UCLA Athletics)

L.A. native stayed close to home at UCLA and became first woman in Pac-12 history to log 1,800 pts and 700 assts, joining Gary Payton (2,172 pts, 938 assts, Ore. St.) as only two players in league history – male or female – to accomplish the feat. Pac-12’s all-time assists leader broke Sonja Henning’s 27-year old mark; two-time Pac-12 Defensive Player of Year (2017, 2018). No. 3 in Pac-12 history (No. 2 at UCLA) for career steals … 2017-18: Semifinalist for Wooden, Naismith awards as nation’s top player; semifinalist for Staley Award as nation’s top guard; All-America (Third Team – AP, espnW, USAT; Hon. Mention – WBCA); All-Pac 12. No. 5 in D-I assts; 7th apg … PREP: As frosh, made a 3-pt shot with less than a minute to play to help Windward win state title … PERS/MISC: Modeled elements of game after some of her favorite NBA players’ key attributes – Russell Westbrook’s intensity; Rajon Rondo’s well-rounded play and defense. Arrived at UCLA quiet and shy but benefitted from a Leaders in Training course led by asst. Shannon Perry. Eyeing post-hoops career in pediatric nursing. Has a white-and-brown Maltipoo, Romeo, named after the rapper Lil’ Romeo.

Career Statistics

ppg
15.7
stl
2.5
reb
4.1
blk
0.1
ast
6
fg%
41.5%