Demetrius Jemison

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COLLEGIATE HIGHLIGHTS:

2006-07 (Freshman):

  • Played in all 32 games in 2006-07, averaging 13.2 minutes per game
  • Averaged 2.0 points and 3.3 rebounds as a freshman in 2006-07
  • One of eight players, six of those from the SEC including Tide teammate Mikhail Torrance, who spent 10 days in China during the summer of 2007 playing for Reach USA basketball on a cultural exchange tour, playing eight games in 10 days in China
  • Co-winner with Alonzo Gee of team’s 2007 “Guy Lee Turner Defensive Award”
  • Freshman season highs included 10 points (4-8 from field, 2-2 at free throw line) against Coppin State and 10 rebounds against Texas Southern
  • Was a rebound short of a double double against Coppin State with 10 points and nine rebounds
  • Played 25 minutes in the final game of  the 2006-07 season against UMass, scoring six points (3-4 from the field) and grabbing five rebounds

PREP HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 1st team all-state in 2006 • 2006 Final Four All-Tournament
  • All-Metro in 2006 • Birmingham City MVP as a junior
  • Averaged 13.8 points, 6.9 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 2.0 blocks per game as a senior
  • Averaged 17.9 points as a junior
  • Scored more than 2,000 points, grabbed more than 1,000 rebounds and had 350 blocks during his career
  • A four-year starter at Huffman High School’s varsity
  • Huffman advanced to the 2006 6A state championship game
  • Huffman advanced to the Final Four in 2005 and 2006
  • Academic Honor’s Award winner in 2005-06
  • Sneaky Pete’s Tip-Off Classic MVP in 2004-05
  • 6A Regional Tournament MVP in 2005-06
  • Had a game where he scored 34 points, had 12 rebounds and 6 blocks his freshman year
  • Nickname in high school was “Meat”
  • Coached by Tyrone Belcher at Huffman
  • Nominated for McDonald’s All-America

PERSONAL INFORMATION:

  • A  marketing major at Alabama
  • Wears the same jersey number, 23, that his UA coach, Mark Gottfried wore at Alabama
  • Has an older brother, Marcus Jemison, and a younger brother, Jemius Jemison
  • Parents are Reginald Wilson and Connie Jemison
  • Born October 8, 1987