Precious Person
Precious Person

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Jonesboro, Ga.

High School:
Charles Drew

Last College:
Rutgers

Height:
6-1

Position:
G/F

Experience:
TR


Will sit out the 2014-15 season due to NCAA transfer rules

(Rutgers) Sophomore Season (2013-14): Appeared in 31 games ... Averaged 2.2 points per game and 1.2 rebounds per game ... Made her second-career start at Houston (Feb. 11), where she played a career-high 26 minutes ... Scored a season-high nine points against USF (Dec. 28) in the conference opener ... Also notched eight points at UMass (Nov. 20) and at SMU (Feb. 8) ... Went 3-of-4 from the field and 2-of-3 from the line against the Mustangs in a game that went down to the buzzer ... Hauled in a career-high five rebounds against then No. 15 LSU (Nov. 29) ... Also grabbed three boards in games with Davidson (Dec. 4), USF (Dec. 28) and Houston (Feb. 11) ... Handed out two assists against UMass (Nov. 20), Davidson (Dec. 4), UCF (Jan. 22) and Temple (Jan. 25).

(Rutgers) Freshman Season (2012-13): Appeared in 25 games ... Averaged 2.0 points per game and 0.8 rebounds per game ... Had one start against La Salle (Jan. 2) playing a season-high 19 minutes ... scored a season-high 12 points on 6-of-7 shooting from the floor against LIU Brooklyn (Dec. 6) ... Shot 3-of-4 from the floor with seven points against Louisiana Tech (Dec. 9) in the Maggie Dixion Classic at Madison Square Garden ... Grabbed a season-high three rebounds vs. Stony Brook (Dec. 21).

High School: Ranked No. 70 overall by ESPNU HoopGurlz and 28th at the guard position ... 2012 McDonald's All-American nominee ... Became first player from her high school, Charles Drew, to sign a college scholarship, after helping the Lady Titans to the school's first Region 4-AAA Championship and a state playoff berth ... Finished as the school's all-time leading scorer, averaging 23 points per game ... Three-time varsity captain and three-time MVP at Charles Drew ... two-time First Team All-Region selection as a sophomore and junior ... Named to the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association North vs. South All-Star game ... Champion and MVP of the Clayton County All-Star game ... Was also a Naismith Award recipient ... Named Clayton County 4AAA Region Player of the Year as a senior.

Off the Court: Full name is Precious Person ... Daughter of Stanley and Kimberly Shelby ... Born on July 13, 1994.

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