9 Jessica Young
9 - Jessica Young
Height: 5-11
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Mesa, Ariz.
Position: OH

Just the Facts
Full Name: Jessica Anne Young
Nickname: Jess
Birthdate: June 12, 1996
Birthplace: Arizona
Parents: Corinne and Richard Young
Major: Homeland Security
High School Coach: Randi Eaton

Prior to VCU

  • Two-time team MVP for Desert Ridge High School.
  • Led the Jaguars to a 17-win campaign as a senior.

Getting to Know Jessica Young

  • An accomplished athlete who also starred in track & field and basketball in high school.
  • Four-time qualifier for the Arizona State Track Championships. Member of 1,600-meter relay team that placed second in the state in 2011 and third in 2012. Also qualified for the state meet in the high jump and 400-meter relay during her career.
  • Her uncle, Hakeem Rollins, played basketball at the University of Washington.