TAMU Men's Basketball BIO
42 Jarod Jahns
Emerged as a contributor during his senior season, playing in 32 games with two starts … was the first player off the Aggie bench a team-leading 12 times … averaged 14.5 minutes per contest while contributing 1.6 points and 1.9 rebounds per contest … also compiled 12 assists, nine steals and eight blocked shots … scored his first points as an Aggie by converting a lay-up in the final minute of a win over Prairie View A&M (11/15) … played eight minutes against Saint Louis (11/19), setting a career-high with six points while picking up his first career assist … first reserved off the Aggie bench against Washington State (11/20), playing a then career-best 21 minutes against the Cougars while scoring four points and pulling down four rebounds … pulled down five rebounds to go along with five points in 20 minutes against Arkansas (1/9) … played 30 minutes during a road win at Kentucky (1/12), contributing two points and four rebounds … made his first career start at Alabama (1/19), chipping in two points and four rebounds in 26 minutes … tied his career-high with six points against Kentucky (2/2), playing 20 minutes against the Wildcats … notched a new career-high by playing 42 minutes against Tennessee (2/23), pulling down a personal-best seven rebounds … drew the start on Senior Night vs. LSU (3/6), playing 10 minutes and pulling down a pair of rebounds.
Appeared in 6 games, seeing 5 minutes of action ... did not score any points ... grabbed rebound in A&M’s win over Arkansas Tech (12/29) ... played in two Big 12 games, Texas Tech (1/14) and at Kansas State (2/4) ... hard work off the court earned him a scholarship at the midway point of the season.
Earned a spot on the team after walk-on tryouts in the fall ... appeared in 6 games, seeing 8 minutes of action ... did not score any points ... first career appearance came in season-opening win over Alcorn State (11/12) ... saw the floor in one Big 12 game, against Texas Tech (3/5).
A 2008 graduate of Klein Collins High School outside Houston ... lettered two years for coach Tim Schumacher ... helped lead his team to district championships as both a junior (2007) and senior (2008) ... part of a state quarterfinal team as a junior ... team’s 28 wins in 2008 were a school record ... played summer ball for the Houston Blazers ... a four-year letterwinner in tennis ... also a success off the court, was a member of the National Honor Society and graduated in the top 10 percent of his class.
Jarod Steven Jahns is the son of Steven and Deann Jahns of Spring, Texas ... born December 13, 1989, in Spring ... a third-generation Aggie ... majoring in industrial engineering ... hopes to go into plant system management upon graduation ... involved in One Army, a men’s service and leadership group ... was a two-year counselor at Texas A&M’s Fish Camp, a very popular orientation program for incoming freshman across campus ... enjoys playing video games in his spare time ... favorite pro sports team is the Houston Texans ... was recruited by the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, UT Dallas and Texas Lutheran.