34 - Jaylen Henry
Jaylen Henry
Height: 6-7
Weight: 230
Year: So.
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nev.
High School: Cheyenne HS '10
Position: F
Experience: 1L

Jim Hayford on Henry: “Jaylen adds depth at the post position. He’s working very hard in practice to become the kind of player who can help us on the court. He has an extremely strong physique and is developing his skill to complement that strength.”

2010-11: Played in 11 games, but just one Big Sky Conference contest. He averaged 1.5 points and 2.9 rebounds per game. He had six points, eight rebounds and an assist versus New Hope (12/4/10), and five points and seven rebounds against South Dakota (12/20/10). He finished with a season-high nine rebounds to go along with three points versus Nebraska (12/18/10).

High School: Graduated from Cheyenne High School in 2010. In his senior season, Henry averaged 13.4 points, 11.4 rebounds, 1.2 blocked shots and 1.0 assists per game. He had 17 double-doubles, including his last eight games of the season. He had 21 points and 15 rebounds in a win over Faith Lutheran, and also had a season-high 21 points against Cimarron-Memorial. His best rebounding game was 17 versus Shadow Ridge when he also had 19 points on 7-of-8 shooting from the field. He had six points and 12 rebounds in a 73-57 win against Pacific Hills. Cheyenne finished 20-8 overall and 13-3 in the Northwest League. As a junior, Henry averaged 9.6 points, 9.6 rebounds, 1.1 blocks and 1.1 assists while making 52 percent of his shots from the field. He helped Cheyenne to a 22-5 record and the Class 4A Sunset Region semifinals. He earned Nevada Class 4A Sunset Region All-Northwest League second-team honors. He also played on the Cheyenne varsity as a sophomore, averaging 3.5 points and helping the team finish 19-8 overall and 10-4 in the league. Henry also played on the summer tournament AAU circuit with Las Vegas Dogcatchers Elite.

Personal: Born July 16, 1992, in Las Vegas, Nev. Intends on majoring in business marketing or education. Parents are Rick Henry and Consandra Ann Amerson.

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