As a member of the 2021 USA AmeriCup Team, averaged 5.5 ppg., 1.3 rpg. and 3.7 apg. to help the USA to a 6-0 record and the gold medal at the 2021 FIBA AmeriCup from June 12-19 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Named to the 2016 USA Women's U17 World Championship Team on June 2, 2016; started in all seven games and averaged 7.1 ppg., 4.4 rpg. and a team-leading 5.0 apg. to help the USA to a 6-1 record and bronze medal at the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championship from June 22-July 2 in Zaragoza, Spain.
Took part in trials for the 2015 USA U16 National Team.
Southeastern Conference All-Tournament Team (2020, 2021).
SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll (2019-20).
SEC All-Freshman Team (2019).
SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll (2019-20).
As a junior in 2020-21, started all 31 games and averaged 12.2 ppg. and 5.1 apg. as South Carolina posted a 26-5 record, captured the SEC Tournament title and advanced to the NCAA Final Four.
As a sophomore in 2019-20, aided South Carolina to a 32-1 record and the SEC regular season and tournament championships; averaged 8.5 ppg. and 2.8 apg.
As a freshman in 2018-19, averaged 5.5 ppg. and 1.3 apg. while receiving the starting nod nine times in 31 games as South Carolina finished the season with a 23-10 slate and advanced to the NCAA Sweet 16.
Posted her first career double-double with 14 points and 10 assists versus Arkansas (1/18/21).
Notched the eighth-best single-season 3-point shooting percentage in program history after hitting for 41.4% (41-99 3pt FGs) in 2020-21.
High School Notes
Played four varsity seasons at Fort Myers High School (Fla.).
Posted 15.2 ppg, 6.1 apg, 3.3 spg as senior en route to McDonald’s All-America and Florida Dairy Farmers Miss Basketball honors
Helped Fort Myers to three state championships (2016, 2017, 2018) while amassing 1,649 career points
McDonald’s All-American (2018).
Florida Dairy Farmers Miss Basketball (2018)
Florida Dairy Farmers Class 7A Player of the Year (2017, 2018)
Nickname is “Boss.”
Born in her current hometown of Fort Myers, Florida.
Daughter of Joyel James and Derrick Henderson.
Has one brother, Jayden Strong, and two sisters, Ja’Ziah Strong and Jada Strong.
Majoring in criminology and criminal justice.
Is right handed and wears No. 3 because it was her first number.
First played basketball when she was 3 and first played on a team when she was 6, because she thought it was fun.
Enjoys spending time with family and teammates and traveling to different events to play basketball.
Valparaiso, Indiana, is the most interesting place she has visited, because it was the first time she saw snow, and her team won the 2014-15 Lutheran National Championship.
Favorite movies: Love & Basketball, Like Mike, Juwanna Mann, Safe Haven and High School Musical 1, 2 and 3.
Favorite player: Stephen Curry, because he’s a great point guard and one of the best 3-point shooters in the NBA that can shoot off the dribble.
Favorite Olympian: LeBron James, because he is a beast on the court and knows how to take over a game.