Appeared in 16 games as a freshman last year and recorded nine kills in 29 attempts with seven digs, three assists and an ace.
Originally from Vista, CA, her family moved to Powhatan, VA once she verbally committed to attend GW ... played varsity volleyball at three different high schools in four years (Vista H.S. as a freshman and sophomore; Rancho Buena Vista H.S. as a junior in California and Powhatan H.S. as a senior in Virginia) ... an outstanding outside hitter player with a world-class armswing, she was named team MVP and honorable mention All-State in leading Powhatan to the District Championship as a senior under coach Deb Menger.
Born July 16, 1987, in Poway, California ... full name is Jennifer Elizabeth Leftwich ... daughter of Yale and Karen Leftwich has two sisters, Victoria (28) and Amanda (17), and two older brothers, Nicholas (26) and Nathan (22) ... hobbies include drawing, painting and writing ... aspires to play on the professional volleyball circuit after graduation ... plans to major in political science.