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Zakiyah Franklin - Women's Basketball - Kansas Jayhawks
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Zakiyah Franklin

Position Guard
Height 5'7"
Class Junior
Hometown Lakeland, Fla.
High School Winter Haven HS
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2020 -21 (Sophomore)
Honorable mention on the 2020-21 Preseason All-Big 12 Team … Academic All-Big 12 Second Team … Ranked in NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball as No. 91 in assist to turnover ratio (sixth in Big 12), No. 121 in assists (ninth in Big 12) and No. 189 in assists per game (ninth in Big 12) … Played a total of 732 minutes through 25 games … Shot 38.36 percent from the floor, 34.69 percent from three and 82.67 percent from the free throw line … Secured 67 rebounds … Dished out 91 assists … Scored 247 points … Set a career and season-high in assists against Oral Roberts on Dec. 6 … Set a new career and season-high in free throws made and percentage going 10-for-10 against Kansas State on Jan. 23 … Posted two 20-plus point games … Led team in assists with 91 total and 3.6 per game … Led team in minutes played with an 29.24 minutes per game and a total of 735

2019-2020 (Freshman)
Named to the Big 12 All-Freshman Team, third selection in program history … Started all 29 games … Shot 77.6 percent 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