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Jacobi Wright

  • position G
  • height 6-2
  • weight 182
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Fort Mill, S.C.
  • High school Legacy Early College
  • position G
  • height 6-2
  • weight 182
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Fort Mill, S.C.
  • High school Legacy Early College

Jacobi Wright Bio


SEC Academic Honor Roll – 2021-22, 2022-23

SEC Community Service Team – 2022

2022-23 (SOPHOMORE)

  • Became key contributor in sophomore campaign, playing in 32 games with 15 starts including the final nine games of the season
  • Averaged 7.3 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game ; scored in double figures nine times and dished out three or more assists on 10 occasions
  • Started and had 14 points, five rebounds and four assists in season-opening win vs. SC State (Nov. 8)
  • Came off the bench in rivalry win vs. Clemson (Nov. 11) and had 10 points, four rebounds and two assists
  • Had 13 points off the bench in overtime game at Georgia (Jan. 28) ; was his first career SEC game in double figures
  • Was reinserted into the starting lineup at Missouri (Feb. 7) and had 11 points and four assists
  • Led the team to a comeback victory on the road at Ole Miss (Feb. 11) with 17 points, five rebounds and four assists ; nailed a go-ahead corner 3 with 44 seconds remaining in the 64-61 victory
  • Led the team to victory again on the road with a career-high 18 points at LSU (Feb. 18) ; went 5-of-8 from behind the arc, marking career highs in both categories
  • Scored 18 points again the ensuing game vs. No. 2/2 Alabama (Feb. 22) ; went 7-of-10 from the field and 4-for-4 at the free throw line in the back-and-forth, overtime thriller
  • Poured in 14 points in a Senior Day win vs. Georgia (March 4)

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


  • A four star prospect according to 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)


  • 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