Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Jennifer Kioa
Jennifer Kioa


Menlo Park, Calif.

High School:
Sequioa HS

Last College:
Foothill CC




2008-09 (Foothill CC): Spent star-studded season playing for head coach Jody Craig at Foothill CC ... Chosen the Northern California Player of the Year and the California Co-Player of the Year after leading Owls to the California state tournament ... Averaged 11.6 points, 7.2 rebounds and 3.5 blocks per game while being named 1st-team all-state and the Coast Conference North Division Player of the Year ... Tallied 13 points, 14 rebounds and 4 blocked shots in a state tournament game against Ventura.

High School: Two-year prep standout at Sequoia High ... Selected as team MVP after sophomore season ... Averaged 18 points and 10 rebounds during junior season ...Ranked #34 individually in the nation for all high school players ... Nominated for McDonald's All-American squad ... Helped team to #3 ranking in Northern California as a sophomore ... Owns schools records of 46 points and 15 blocked shots for a single game ... Played with Orinda Magic club team ... Also lettered one year in volleyball ... Recruited by Indiana, Memphis, LSU, Miami and Pepperdine out of high school.

Personal: Born Jennifer Yolanda Kioa on May 2, 1988 to Katalina Kioa and Kalisi Finau ... Has a daughter, Nohe'alani, which translates to Heavenly ... Plans to major in criminal justice at Arizona and become a homicide detective ... Enjoys spending time with her daughter in her free time.

Why Arizona?: "The coaches here are really down to Earth, the campus is beautiful and I really wanted to play in the Pac-10."