Jade Smith returns as a sophomore for USC, serving as a backup at the guard position.
2009-10 FRESHMAN SEASON
Smith joined the USC roster as a walk-on guard for the Women of Troy... Appeared in four games.
Smith lettered in basketball, track and field and cross country at Marlborough High in Los Angeles... Basketball team won the state championship in 2007... Also was league champion from 2006-2009 and won the CIF Southern Section championship from 2006-2008... Named to All-CIF-SS Second Team in 2009... A first-team all-league pick in 2009, was named to second team all-league in 2008... Track and field team won CIF-SS and league titles in 2006 and 2007... Cross country team won CIF-SS and league titles in 2005... An honor student and AP scholar.
Jade Smith was born Dec. 31, 1991 in Los Angeles, Calif.... The daughter of Troy and Onyx... Has one brother, Dakota... Most thrilling moment in sports was winning the California State Championship in 2007... Lists her mother as her biggest hero... Enjoys shopping, relaxing and spending time with friends and family in her spare time... Favorite food is pancakes... Would like to travel to Africa... Is involved with the Peer Health Exchange, teaching high school students about health... Majoring in kinesiology, hopes to attend medical school to become an orthopedic surgeon.