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Zakiyah Franklin

Position Guard
Height 5'7"
Class Sophomore
Hometown Lakeland, Florida
High School Winter Haven HS
PRONUNCIATION

 

2019-2020 (Freshman)
Named to the Big 12 All-Freshman Team, thrid selection in program history…started all 29 games… shot .776 from the free-throw line … scored 352 points on the season and grabbed 28 steals… averaged 12.1 points per game … played in all 29 games … led KU in assists 17 times … scored a career-high of 25 points against Oklahoma (2/2) … dropped 100 percent from the free-throw line (6-6) vs Oklahoma (2/2) vs Texas (2/15)… and recorded 8 assists against Oklahoma St. (2/29) … dropped 23 points vs Oklahoma St. (2/29) … attempted 23 field goals vs Kansas St. (1/29) … scored over 10 points 20 times … led KU in assists 17 times

High School
Prepped at Winter Haven High School, earning letters in basketball … Ranked No. 60 overall in the 2019 signing class by ESPN … Won three-straight Florida State Championships … An 8A all-state selection as a junior.

Personal
The daughter of Steven Franklin and Brandy Mister … Has three siblings: Brenai, Braylon and Akoya … Plans to major in sport management … Choose KU over Rutgers, Kentucky, Central Florida and Southern Miss.