The George Washington University: Men's Basketball

Jabari Edwards
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Jabari Edwards

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Brooklyn, NY

High School:
St. Benedict's

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 223

Position:
F

Experience:
4 yrs.

Major:
Master's in School Counseling



03/02/2012

GW Men's Hoops Wraps Regular Season at Dayton on CBS Sports Network

GW (10-19, 5-10 A-10) at Dayton (18-11, 8-7 A-10) | Sat., March 3, 2012 | UD Arena | 12 p.m.

02/29/2012

GW Men's Hoops Clinches A-10 Bid, but Falls to La Salle, 60-56

Pellom Registers Fourth Straight Double-Double with 16 Points, 11 Rebounds

02/28/2012

GW Men's Hoops Closes A-10 Home Slate with Senior Night Against La Salle

GW (10-18, 5-9 A-10) vs. La Salle (18-11, 7-7 A-10) | Wed., Feb. 29, 2012 | Charles E. Smith Center | 7 p.m.

02/25/2012

Pellom Propels GW Men's Hoops to 56-51 Win Over Duquesne

Junior Forward Pellom is First GW Player in Four Seasons to Record Three Consecutive Double-Doubles

02/24/2012

GW Men's Hoops Hosts Duquesne with Shot at Securing A-10 Championship Bid

GW (9-18, 4-9 A-10) vs. Duquesne (15-12, 6-7 A-10) | Sat., Feb. 25, 2012 | Charles E. Smith Center | 2 p.m.

02/29/2012

Jabari Edwards Senior Tribute

Jabari Edwards Senior Tribute

03/20/2012

GW Men's Basketball vs. Richmond (1/18/12)

GW Men's Basketball vs. Richmond (1/18/12)

02/18/2012

GW Men's Basketball vs. Saint Joseph's (2/18/12)

GW Men's Basketball vs. Saint Joseph's (2/18/12)

01/11/2012

GW Men's Basketball vs. Rhode Island (1/11/12)

GW Men's Basketball vs. Rhode Island (1/11/12) Photos by George Kubas

12/04/2011

GW Men's Basketball vs. VCU (12/4/11)

GW Men's Basketball vs. VCU (12/4/11)

As a Senior in 2010-11:
• team leader in blocked shots (36) despite playing in only 16 games
• underwent arthroscopic surgery to rt. knee (cartilage) on 10-19-07
• grabbed 7 rebs., 2 blks. vs. Marist (11-17-10)
• underwent arthroscopic surgery to left knee on 12-22-10
• returned to action for the St. Bonaventure game where he had a blk., reb. in 8 min. vs. St. Bonaventure (1-22-11)
• season-high 7 rebs., 3 blks. @ Duquesne (2-2-11)
• then-career-high 4 blks. @ UMass (2-13-11)
• career-high 6 blks. @ La Salle (2-19-11)
• shot 3-3 FGs w/ 8 rebs., asst. @ Rhode Island (3-2-11)
• 5 blks., 5 rebs. on `Senior Day' vs. Dayton (3-5-11)

As a Junior in 2009-10:
• second on team in blocked shots (25)
• had 4 pts. in opener w/ 6 rebs., 3 blks., 2 stls. at UNCW (11-15-09)
• grabbed 6 rebs. vs. George Mason (12-2-09)
• 2-2 FGs., 2 rebs., 2 assts. @ La Salle (1-13-10)

As a Sophomore in 2008-09:
+second-year freshman (medical hardship waiver)
• appeared in only 2 games last season (Auburn, UMES)
• blocked 2 shots in 6 min. vs. La Salle (2-11-09)
• scored his first collegiate pts. on a put-back @ Charlotte (2-14-09)
• scored 2 pts. , 3 rebs., asst., stl. @ No. 16/17 Xavier (2-22-09)

As a Freshman in 2007-08:
• underwent arthroscopic surgery to his right knee (cartilage) on Oct. 19, 2007
• made first collegiate appearance (5 min.) vs. Auburn (12-2-07)
• got career-high 8 rebs.. 2 blks. in 16 min. against UMES (12-5-07)
• appeared in only 2 games this season (Auburn, UMES)

High School:
Averaged 10.0 points and 8.0 rebounds and three blocks as a senior at St. Benedict's Prep under coaches Dan Hurley and Dennis DuBois. "Jabari is a high-energy player who runs the floor very well," DuBois said of Edwards. "He is an explosive shot-blocker who will definitely make an immediate impact on the defensive end and, with time, will become a terrifc all-around player for GW." As a sophomore, Edwards averaged 17 points and 10 rebounds to help Poly Prep on its NYSAIS class B state championship run. Edwards' first name means "fearless" in Swahili. St. Benedict's (Newark, NJ) posted a 24-1 record in 2006-07 and was ranked No. 5 in the USA Today Super 25 national poll and No. 2 in the East.Its lone loss was to No. 2 St. Patrick (Elizabeth, NJ) in January. Also won two in-season tournaments. St. Benedict's does not compete for a state championship.

Personal:
Born September 7, 1988 in Bronx, New York ... full name is Jabari Mychal Henley-Edwards ... nickname is JB ... son of Anthony Alston and Michelle Henley ... has a sister, Jayla Reid ... Arts & Sciences major.

GW Hatchet feature Mar. 7, 2011

Jabari Edwards' 2010-11 game-by-game statsGet Acrobat Reader

Jabari Edwards' 2009-10 game-by-game statsGet Acrobat Reader

Jabari Edwards' 2008-09 game-by-game statsGet Acrobat Reader

Jabari Edwards' 2007-08 game-by-game statsGet Acrobat Reader

CAREER HIGHS
Points 6 at Rhode Island (3/2/11)
Rebounds 8 (2 times) last at Rhode Island (3/2/11)
Assists 2 at La Salle (2/6/10)
Blocks 6 at La Salle (2/19/11)
Steals 2 (2 times) last vs. Duquesne (2/6/10)
Minutes 25 (2 times) last at Rhode Island (3/2/11)
Field Goals Made 3 at Rhode Island (3/2/11)
Field Goals Attempted 5 vs. UMBC (11/21/09)
3-Pt Field Goals Made --
3-Pt Field Goals Attempted 0
Free Throws Made 3 at Duquesne (2/2/11)
Free Throws Attempted 8 at Duquesne (2/2/11)
CAREER STATISTICS

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