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Jamal White
Jamal  White

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Roosevelt, N.Y.

High School:
Roosevelt

Last College:
LIU

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 206

Position:
Guard

Experience:
2V

Twitter:
@STJ_Basketball

03/08/2013

Red Storm Meets No. 15/17 Marquette On Senior Day At The Garden

St. John's to honor NYC First Responders as it clashes with the Eagles (ESPN, Bloomberg Radio 1130-AM, Watch ESPN).

04/30/2012

St. John's Hosts 66th Annual Athletic Awards Celebration

The event honored players and teams from the 2011-12 athletic year.

02/08/2012

Postgame Notes: Cincinnati 76 - St. John's 54

Harrison records 20th-career double-figure output with game-high 15 points.

02/08/2012

Red Storm Falls To Cincinnati At The Garden, 76-54

Harrison notches 20th-career double-digit performance with game-high 15 points.

11/04/2011

St. John's Hosts Annual Basketball Media Day In Taffner Field House

Event streamed live via StormTracker All-Access for third-straight year.

10/26/2013

Tip Off Intro Video 2013

Tip Off Intro Video 2013

08/31/2013

#SJUBB: Taking Europe By Storm Ep. 12

#SJUBB: Taking Europe By Storm Ep. 12

08/30/2013

#SJUBB: Taking Europe By Storm Ep. 11

#SJUBB: Taking Europe By Storm Ep. 11

08/29/2013

#SJUBB: Taking Europe By Storm Ep. 10

#SJUBB: Taking Europe By Storm Ep. 10

08/28/2013

#SJUBB: Taking Europe By Storm Ep. 9

#SJUBB: Taking Europe By Storm Ep. 9

03/09/2013

No. 15/17 Marquette 69, St. John's 67 (OT)

No. 15/17 Marquette defeats St. John's 69-67 in overtime at Madison Square Garden on March 9, 2013.

11/06/2012

St. John's 87, Concordia 36 - Nov. 6, 2012

St. John's 87, Concordia 36 - Nov. 6, 2012

11/03/2012

St. John's 73, Sonoma State 55 - Nov. 3, 2012

St. John's 73, Sonoma State 55 - Nov. 3, 2012

02/08/2012

St. John's vs. Cincinnati

St. John's 76 Cincinnati 54 Feb. 8, 2012

11/13/2011

St. John's vs. UMBC

St. John's defeats UMBC 82-59 on November 13, 2011.

On White: Dynamic walk-on athlete who earned a scholarship for the 2011-12 season ... had spent the 2010-11 season as a walk-on and 2009-10 on the practice squad ... contributes toughness and determined defense to the program ... adds depth to the Red Storm at the guard position.

Steve Lavin On White: "Jamal has contributed to our program as a student-athlete for three years and has an exceptional attitude. His tenacity and work ethic help create a competitive environment that helps our team improve with every practice."

As A Junior In 2011-12: Saw action in a career-high five games ... averaged 2.8 minutes per appearance ... drained a pair of 3s in just two minutes of action to set a new career-high with six points against Cincinnati (Feb. 8) ... scored two points and picked up a career-high two two rebounds, one assist and one steal in his first appearance as a scholarship player against UMBC (Nov. 13).

As A Sophomore In 2010-11: Appeared in two contests ... totaled two minutes of action and averaged 1.0 minutes per game ... saw time in the final minute of a win against USF (March 5) ... made both St. John's and BIG EAST debuts in a victory against DePaul (Feb. 23) ... named to the 2010-11 BIG EAST All-Academic team.

As A Transfer In 2009-10: Sat out due to mandatory NCAA transfer rules ... participated as a member of the Red Storm practice squad ... named to the 2009-10 BIG EAST All-Academic squad.

At LIU In 2008-09: Saw action in five games, totaling nine minutes ... finished with two points on the season and grabbed four rebounds ... collected three boards (one offensive) in a LIU road win over Fairleigh Dickinson (Feb. 26) ... netted two points on a pair of free throws in a victory over Wagner (Feb. 14) ... grabbed a defensive rebound as LIU fell on the road to Sacred Heart (Feb. 7) ... did not play against St. John's in the season opener (Nov. 14).

At Roosevelt: Earned all D4 Conference honors and was selected to the All-Long Island team as a senior in 2007-08 after leading Roosevelt to a 14-8 record ... averaged 26.0 points, 10.0 assists, 8.0 steals and 4.0 blocks as a senior ... once scored 45 points in a game against West Hempstead ... coached by Jason Maragh.

Personal: Jamal Andre White ... born in Roosevelt, N.Y. ... son of Deborah and Andre White ... has two sisters, Danielle (26) and Alexis White (15), and five brothers, Dezmond Garrett (26), Terrance Morgan (25), Erick Butler (24), Julian Morgan (23) and Timothy Gortman (23) ... enjoys the career and networking opportunities provided by St. John's ... earned a 3.6 grade point average in high school, and was a member of the National Honor Society and the drama club ... majoring in public relations.

Up Close With Jamal White
Nickname:
Mally, Mal.
Favorite movie/TV show: "Rush Hour 1,2 & 3."
Favorite actor: Shia LaBeouf.
What's on my iPod/iPhone/mp3 player: Drake, Meek Mill, Jay-Z, Kanye West.
Favorite food: Pizza.
Favorite place to hang out on campus/NYC area: Downstairs in Taffner.
Favorite class: African American History.
Since coming to St. John's I've learned: How to network.
Greatest athletic accomplishment: Getting a scholarship as a walk-on.
Hero/Role model: My family.
Favorite athlete/sports team: Myself/St. John's basketball.
Funny/favorite basketball story: I never thought I was going to play ball in college.
I came to St. John's because: It's a big-time school.
The best thing about St. John's is: They teach you about the real world.
Few people know that I: Am a funny person.
The craziest thing I've ever done is: Went rafting.
One word to describe me on the court: "Hard-working."
One word to describe me off the court: "SWAG."
The St. John's basketball player that will surprise you this year: Myself.
After St. John's or after my basketball career, I'd like to: Be a motivational speaker.
If I could have dinner with three people (history or today): W.E.B. DuBois, Malcolm X, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
What do you want to accomplish this season: Win the BIG EAST and more.
Favorite quote: "Only the strong survive."
What are your funny superstitions/pregame rituals: Eat a BLT.
If I were president for the day I would: Go to Africa and build more schools.
If I were Coach Lavin for the day I would: Do what he is doing now.
The teammate that inspires me is: D'Angelo Harrison.
If I could switch places for a day with any person (real or fictional) I'd be: Chris Paul because he is the man.
If I wasn't playing basketball I'd be: Playing football or baseball.

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