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Japreece Dean

College/Country: UCLA
Position: Guard
Height: 5'7
Birthdate: June 4, 1996
Birthplace: Austin, Tex.
High School: Vista Ridge (Austin, Tex.)

Played 3 seasons with UCLA, including final 2 as starter after transferring from Texas Tech; replaced Jordin Canada in Bruins lineup after Canada was drafted by Seattle in 2018. Finished her UCLA career with 1,088 pts. As senior, was All-Pac-12 and among 10 finalists for Lieberman Award as nation’s top PG after avg’g 13.6 pts, 5.5 assts and recording 8th triple-double in UCLA history (20p, 11r, 10a vs. Yale). As junior, set UCLA single-season FT% record (.922). At Texas Tech: In 2015-16 led all Big 12 freshmen in ppg, FT%, assists and was Tech’s No. 2 scorer. The following year, played 2 games before transferring to UCLA. PREP: 2x All-State pick by Texas Assoc. of Basketball Coaches.  Also 2x All-Central Texas First Team. PERS: Self-professed LeBron James super-fan. Wears 24 as it’s her mother’s birthday and Kobe Bryant’s number. Parents Joseph and Angelique. Mom played basketball at Frank Phillips JC; dad has served as a national girl’s scout with Premier Basketball Report.

Career Statistics

ppg
12.1
stl
1.1
reb
3
blk
0.1
ast
4.4
fg%
35