2014 USA 3x3 National Championship
Colorado Springs, Colo.
May 9-11
2014 USA 3x3 National Championship
Colorado Springs, Colo.
May 9-11

Jannah Tucker

Position: Guard
Height: 6-0 / 183 cms
Weight: 175 lbs / 79 kgs
High School: New Town High School ‘13
Hometown: Randallstown, Maryland

USA Basketball Notes

  • Gold Medals: 2012 FIBA Americas U18 Championship, 2011 FIBA Americas U16 Championship.
  • Member of the 2012 USA Basketball U18 National Team that compiled a 5-0 record, captured the gold medal at the 2012 FIBA Americas U18 Championship in Gurabo, Puerto Rico, and qualified the U.S. for the 2013 FIBA U19 World Championship; averaged 4.0 ppg. and 3.0 rpg. before injuring her knee in the USA's second game.
  • Participated in the 2012 USA Basketball Women’s U17 World Championship Team Trials and was transferred to the 2012 USA U18 National Team Trials roster on May 20.
  • As a member of the 2011 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team, helped the USA to a 5-0 record, a gold medal and a qualifying berth into this year’s FIBA U17 World Championship; averaged 9.4 ppg. and 7.2 rpg.

High School Honors & Recognition

  • Baltimore Sun All-State first team (2011) and All-Metro (2011).

High School Notes:

  • Attends New Town High School in Maryland.
  • Set a school single-game record of 39 points vs. Southside Academy (2010-11).
  • As a junior in 2011-12, averaged about 30.0 ppg.
  • As a sophomore in 2010-11, started in 20 of 20 games played, and averaged 26.2 ppg., 12.0 rpg., 8.0 spg. and 6.1 apg. to help New Town to a 16-8 record and the first round of the state playoffs.
  • As a freshman in 2009-10, attended Western High School in Maryland, where she averaged 11.3 ppg., 4.7 rpg. and 2.5 apg. to help her team to the Class 3A state title game.

Personal Notes:

  • Born on May 17, 1995, in Baltimore, Md.
  • Daughter of Cynthia and Robert Tucker.
  • Has two brothers, Robbie (22) and Khori (5), and two sisters, Amirah (19) and Mayah (7).
  • Father played basketball at the University of Richmond and Loyola College; sister, Amirah, plays basketball at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County; uncle, Jason Tucker, played basketball at Nichols State; and aunt, Alisha Johnson, played basketball at Lincoln University.
  • Is a Ben Carson Scholar and member of the honor roll.

Inside Scoop:

  • Favorite food: Pasta, shrimp parmesan.
  • Favorite classes: Spanish and juvenile justice.
  • Favorite basketball players: Diana Taurasi, Maya Moore and Michael Jordan.
  • Favorite basketball team: Boston Celtics.
  • Most impressive person you've met: Elizabeth Williams, because of her leadership, talent and humility.
  • Away from the court, you enjoy: spending time with my family.
  • Not many people know: I am a Muslim.
  • This right hander wears No. 23 because of Michael Jordan and Maya Moore.

USA Basketball Statistics:

TEAM
G/S
FGM-FGA
PCT
3PM-3PA
PCT
FTM-FTA
PCT
REB/AVG
AST
BK
ST
PTS/AVG
2012 U18
2/1
3-8
.375
0-2
.000
2-2
1.000
6/3.0
2
2
1
8/4.0
2011 U16
5/5
18- 54
.333
7- 21
.333
4- 6
.667
36/ 7.2
13
5
15
47/ 9.4
TOTALS
7/6
21- 62
.339
7- 23
.304
6- 8
.750
42/ 6.0
15
7
16
55/ 7.9