Jair Bolden
Jair  Bolden


Brooklyn, NY

High School:
Westtown School (PA)

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 212


Pre-Business Administration


Defense Key as Men's Basketball Hosts URI Saturday

The Colonials will need to get back to their defensive roots to slow down Rhode Island's high-powered offense


Men's Basketball Opens Conference Play With a Win

Watanabe leads four in double figures with 18 as GW knocks off Saint Joseph's, 70-64


Tested by Non-Conference Slate, Men's Basketball Eager for A-10 Play

With a roster including nine newcomers, GW finished a strong non-conference slate with a 7-6 record. The Colonials open A-10 play Saturday vs. Saint Joseph's


'Twas the Game Before A-10 Season...

And GW came in with a grin, Knowing a record above .500 they'd own, with just one more win


Men's Basketball Set for Saturday Matinee at Penn State

Colonials have won three in a row after Wednesday's 71-60 win over Princeton


121617 Men's Basketball

George Washington v Miami


George Washington vs. Penn State (USATSI)

Photos from George Washington Men's basketball vs. Penn State - Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017


120617 Men's Basketball

George Washington v Princeton


111017 Mens Basketball

George Washington v Howard


George Washington vs. VCU

George Washington vs. VCU 2/8/17

AS A SOPHOMORE AT GW (2017-18): Started all 15 games ... second on the team with 13.5 ppg ... leads the team in assists (42) and 3PT% (.374), while his 37 made threes are 8th in the A-10 ... registered nine of his 16 points vs. Saint Joseph’s (12/30) on 3-of-6 shooting from behind the arc ... tallied 11 of his team-high 13 points in the second half vs. Miami (12/16) while adding a season-high two steals ... recorded a career-high 25 points on 8-of-15 shooting vs. Princeton (12/6) ... registered 17 points vs. Temple (12/3) while making a team-high four assists and connecting on a trio of triples ... tallied 13 points, all in the second half, in a career-high 40 minutes vs. Morgan State (11/29) ... recorded a game- and career- high six assists in 38 minutes vs. Rider (11/20) ... had five assists vs. Hampton (11/18) ... tallied a game- high 18 points on 6-of-15 shooting, 4-of-9 from three point range, at Florida State (11/14) ... recorded 17 points, 3-of-7 from long range, and four rebounds in the season-opener vs. Howard (11/10).

AS A FRESHMAN AT GW (2016-2017): Started 16 games and saw action in all 35 ... knocked down a season-high four free throws vs. Dayton (3/4) ... also scored 12 points in just 15 minutes of play ... grabbed a season-high six rebounds vs. George Mason (2/26) ... reached double figures in scoring for the fifth time with 11, while also pacing the game with five assists on zero turnovers vs. Duquesne (2/19) ... scored 15 points on a career-high 6-of-11 shots, including 3-of-5 from three point range, at Davidson (2/15) ... had a game-high tying 13 points vs. VCU (2/8) on 5-of-9 shooting ... made his first career start vs. Duquesne (1/18), recording four rebounds and four assists, and matching a season-high 31-minutes ... scored a career- and team-high 16 points on 5-of-7 shooting (3-of-4 3pt. FG) in his second-straight game in double-figures vs. La Salle ... also played a season-high 31 minutes ... registered 12 points on 5-of-10 shots from the field in 27 minutes vs. VCU (1/11) ... also recorded a career-high three steals ... tallied six points in 21 minutes vs. Richmond (1/8), coming off the bench shooting 2-of-2 from long range and recording one assist and one block ... had three assists with no turnovers in nine minutes vs. Davidson (1/5) ... registered three assists and no turnovers in 14 minutes vs. UCF (12/15) ... made his GW debut vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore (11/11), coming off the bench to play six minutes with two points and two assists.

HIGH SCHOOL: Led Westtown to its first state championship in any sport as a senior when it won the Pennsylvania Independent Schools Athletics Association boys' basketball championship ... earned third team all-state honors as a senior despite playing through a shoulder injury all season ... a first team all-state selection as a junior... first team all-league in each of his three years at Westtown, while also leading the school to three league championships and three state championship game appearances ... named Athlete of the Year at Westtown as a junior and senior ... a 1,000-point scorer at Westtown ... spent his first year of high school at St. Anthony's in New Jersey before transferring to Westtown before his sophomore season.

PERSONAL: Parents are Lesley D'Almeida and Joel Bolden ... has a brother, Grey, and a sister, Kaya ... born in Silver Spring, Md., but raised in Brooklyn, N.Y. ... student body president as a senior at Westtown, while also winning "The Leadership Award" ... nickname is Jah ... intends to enroll in the School of Business.



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