Jala is a talented student-athlete that transfered to Tennessee Tech from UAB...she has made an immediate impact since joining the Golden Eagles back in December and has been named the OVC Newcomer of the Week twice.

UAB: Named C-USA Freshman and Sixth Player of the Year...also named second team All-C-USA and to the C-USA All-Freshman Team...received C-USA All-Tournament honors...earned C-USA Freshman of the Week five times...set a school record for freshmen with 103 assists ... averaged 15.8 ppg, 3.1 rpg and 3.2 apg...scored 25 points in her collegiate debut...also grabbed nine rebounds and went 7-of-8 from the stripe...became the first player in C-USA history to earn three straight weekly awards after receiving Freshman of the Week honors...became the first freshman in C-USA history to score 40 points in a game against Marshall... finished freshman season with 24 double-digit games...wrapped up her career at UAB with 693 points, 138 assists and 129 rebounds.

High School: Jala played four seasons as a point guard for Bob Jones High School...she helped guide her team to two state championships and received the award of Miss Basketball...named the Regional MVP her junior and senior seasons...named first-team all-state her senior season, averaging 16 points, eight assists and five rebounds a game.

Personal: Jala is the daughter of Willie and Carolyn Harris...born July 8, 1991...full name Jala Lynn Harris...majoring in criminal justice.



We asked Jala 15 questions, then posed the same 15 questions to two of her teammates to see how well they know her:

Jala Haris' Answers Kellie Cook's Answers Kylie Cook's Answers
My nickname: Jay
I can't believe I watch: Teen Mom 2
Teen Mom
Teen Mom
The animal I resemble is: Lion
No clue No clue
My sports hero is: Kobe Bryant
Kobe Bryant
Kobe Bryant
I can't stop listening to: J. Cole
any kind of music
any kind of music
If I could go anywhere, it would be: The beach
Somewhere with Marvin/friends
See Marvin in Birmingham
I'm dying to: Win a conference championship
Get a new pair of shoes/another ring
To see Marvin
The most overrated athlete is: Lebron James
Lebron James
Lebron James
In 10 years, I see myself: As a coach or a juvenile police officer
Police Officer
Police Officer
Favorite off day thing to do: Sleep or play video games
Sleep and watch movies Sleep and watch criminal minds
My favorite food: Chicken
I miss most about home: My family
High School team and Bob Jones
family and high school team
Two words teammates use to describe me: Laid back
Christian Baller hard worker
My favorite sports movie: Love and Basketball
Love and Basketball
Love and Basketball
My favorite Tech team other than women's basketball is: Men's Basketball
Soccer Soccer

Answers in Bold Face are matches

Kellie Cook had 9 correct matches and Kylie Cook had 8 correct answers