Jennings Adds First Team All American to Accolades

Jarvis Jennings, a sophomore forward from Columbia, MO, was recently named a First Team All-American by the National Junior College Athletic Association. Jennings had a break out sophomore campaign. He finished the season with averages of 19.6 points and 7.5 rebounds per game. He shot 74% from the free throw line and nearly 50% from the field. Jarvis can add this award to his Player of the Year honors in both Region 24 and the Mid West Athletic Conference. Jarvis is currently visiting four year programs from across the country in order to decide on where he will continue his academic and athletic career. For a complete list of all the NJCAA DII All-Americans, click HERE.

Jennings is the 6th First or Second Team All-American from Trail Blazer basketball in the past 8 seasons. He joins Chandler Bevans (2019-20), Cory Miller Jr (2018-19), Gabe McKenzie (2016-17), Jordan Johnson (2014-15), and TJ Tisdale (2013-14) as John Wood basketball All-Americans in recent years.

Trail Blazer basketball finished the 2021 season ranked #9 in the country, earned a Co-Mid West Athletic Conference championship, and qualified for the NJCAA DII national tournament by winning the Region 24/District A championship.

For more information regarding Trail Blazer basketball, contact Head Coach Brad Hoyt, bhoyt@jwcc.edu/217.641.4975.