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Jacobi Wright

  • position G
  • height 6-2
  • weight 188
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Fort Mill, S.C.
  • High school Legacy Early College
  • position G
  • height 6-2
  • weight 188
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Fort Mill, S.C.
  • High school Legacy Early College

Jacobi Wright Bio

2022-23 (SOPHOMORE)

2021-22 (FRESHMAN)

  • Appeared in 31 games making nine starts in first season on campus
  • Averaged 3.4 points, 1.8 assists and 1.6 rebounds per game
  • Scored season-high 11 points at Coastal Carolina (Dec. 1) and vs. Army (Dec. 22)
  • Had eight points, six rebounds and six assists (both season highs) in a 80-67 win vs. Georgetown (Dec. 5)
  • Logged four games in SEC play with four assists ; team was 4-0 in those games
  • Named to the SEC Community Service Team

PRE-SOUTH CAROLINA

  • A four star prospect according to ESPN.com and the No. 4 prospect in the state
  • Spent junior and senior seasons at Legacy Early College High School
  • Averaged 16.4 points, 3.6 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 1.2 steals per game as a senior; team captain as a senior
  • Top scoring output during senior campaign came in 32-point performance vs. Sunrise Christian Academy
  • As a junior, averaged 17.4 points, 3.7 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 1.7 steals per game
  • Spent sophomore season at Fort Mill High School, averaging 25.3 points per game
  • Freshman campaign was at York Prep (SC)

PERSONAL

  • Son of Chris and Mikisha Wright
  • Has a sister, Kiana
  • His advice to young people is “believe in yourself, or nobody else will, everyone’s journey is different.”
  • Chose South Carolina because “it feels like home, the family environment. I felt like I fit the system, and I felt like the coaching staff and style fit me. I wanted to play at the highest level in the SEC.”
  • Began playing basketball at the age of five
  • Lists Devin Booker as his favorite professional basketball player
  • A sport¬†and entertainment management major

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