Jackie Young

Jackie Young

Jackie Young Bio

Jackie Young is a basketball player. She was drafted first overall by the Las Vegas Aces in the 2019 WNBA draft. A graduate of Princeton Community High School. She played college basketball at Notre Dame, reaching two NCAA finals, winning one in 2018.  She was drafted first overall by the Las Vegas Aces in the 2019 WNBA draft.

In February 2020, Young joined Turkish side Elazığ, but her time there lasted only two games due to the coronavirus-induced cancellation of the league.

For the 2020–21 season, Young played in Israel for A.S. Ramat Hasharon.  On August 3, 2021, Young signed with the Perth Lynx in Australia for the 2021–22 WNBL season.

Name Jackie Young
Position Guard
Sport Basketball
Event(s) Women's 3x3
Height 6-0
Weight 165
DOB 9/16/1997
Hometown Princeton, Ind.
High School Princeton Community High School
College University of Notre Dame
Team/Club Las Vegas Aces
Olympic ExperienceOne-time Olympian (2020); one-time Olympic medalist (gold)
Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, gold (3x3 Basketball)
Other Career HighlightsNamed to the USA 3x3 World Beach Games roster on Oct. 7, 2019; helped the USA to a 3-1 record at the event in Doha, Qatar; lost in the quarterfinals in overtime to Brazil.
Took part in the 2017 USA U23 National Team Training Camp in July 2017.
During her three years at Notre Dame (2016-17 to 2018-19), aided the Fighting Irish to 105-10 record, the 2018 NCAA Championship and Atlantic Coast Conference regular season title, 2019 ACC Tournament crown and the 2017 NCAA Elite Eight and 2019 NCAA title game.
PositionShooting guard
Coach NameKara Lawson
Languages spokenEnglish
HobbiesTravelling, Playing Basketball
MedalGold Medal (Olympic Games Tokyo 2020)
Jackie Young Education
EducationNotre Dame University, United States of America
School NamePrinceton Community High School
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