UNCG Women's Basketball BIO
11 DJ Howard

2016-17 (Sophomore): Did not play due to transfer rules.

Georgia Tech (2015-2016): Appeared in 19 games for the Yellow Jackets… averaged 1.3 points and 0.5 rebounds in 3.7 minutes per game… scored three points in five minutes in her debut against St. Francis Brooklyn and had a season-high four points against Southeastern Louisiana November 18.

High School: Was a three-year captain at Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School… was named Miss South Carolina Basketball and was a Gatorade Player of the Year nominee… led the Bruins to a 26-3 record including a perfect 10-0 slate in conference play as junior…was a three-time 3-A All-State Team member and played in three consecutive Lower State Championships and two state championship games… scored over 1,000 points in her career and was tabbed as the #149 recruit by JumpOffPlus and All Star Girls Report following her senior season… was named the number one player in the top-five players for the 2015 class by Souternhoops.net and was ranked #42 in the Blue Star class of 2015 rankings…  she was ranked the #38 forward and #191 overall player by Collegiate Girls Basketball Report… three time conference Player of the Year and added all-state, all-region and all-area accolades to her already impressive resume

Personal: Born August 27, 1997… daughter of Henry and Brenda Howard… has three siblings, Dekera Rodriques, Darell Curry and Dominique Howard... her father Henry played basketball at Claflin University and sibling Dominique went to Morris College as a dual sport athlete in basketball and baseball… played for the Carolina Flames AAU team under Head Coach Arne Morris and was honored as a SCBCA Elite Team member prior to her junior season of high school … majoring in recreation and parks management.

Position: Guard
Height: 5'8"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Orangeburg, S.C.
High School: Orangeburg-Wilkinson
Other College: Georgia Tech
Major: Recreation and Parks Managemen