Jones County’s Jada Morgan named ‘Co-Freshman of the Year’

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GRAY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Jones County shooting guard Jada Morgan may be a freshman, but she doesn’t play like one.

In her freshman year, Morgan averaged 15.9 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.1 steals per game.

She’s been named to the All-Middle Georgia third team, as well as Co-Freshman of the Year in 5A by HypeSouth Media.

Also, she made the All-Region first team and the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association All-State team.

Here’s Morgan on being named Co-Freshman of the Year.

Jada Morgan — The Freshman 

“It meant a lot to me. I didn’t know at first that I got it, and I wasn’t there to receive the award, but I was kind of shocked that I got it.”

With Morgan being just a freshman, she obviously has a bright future ahead of her. She also spoke about her goals moving forward.

“I plan on being a leader. I plan on getting a good scholarship, and more accomplishments on the way.”

Morgan also says she plans on winning a state title, too.

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Montezz Allen joined 41NBC as a sports reporter in 2019. He was born and raised on the West Side of Detroit, Michigan, but spent seven years in Chicago, Illinois. While there, he worked as a Sports Anchor at NCTV17, a Sports/News Reporter at Urban Broadcast Media and an Assistant Producer at WBBM-AM Newsradio — the No. 1-ranked news radio station in Chicago. He also made frequent guest appearances on WCIU's "The Jam" and The D & Davis Sports Radio Show at "670 The Score." He graduated from Oakland University — located in Rochester, Mich. — where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism in 2012 and then earned a Master of Arts from DePaul University in Chicago in 2014. He's the first person out of his immediate family to achieve the feat of earning a college degree — let alone two of them. He's extremely proud of that. Tezz has a strong love for the game of basketball. He played most of his life. It's his passion. He admits that he's a Kobe Bryant fan and believes the "Black Mamba" is the second greatest player of ALL TIME, hands down. In his spare time, Montezz loves to workout, travel, shop for the latest fashion and spend time with his family. Tezz is excited to be in Middle Georgia, and is looking to tell the best sports stories he possibly can. Don't hesitate to hit him up at mallen@41nbc.com.