J.S. Nash

J.S. Nash

Player Profile


Moreno Valley, California

High School:
Rancho Verde

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195




OREGON STATE: 2001-2002: J.S. will add much needed outside shooting, after the loss of several veteran perimeter players from the 2001 team...has a shooters’ mentality...Head Coach Ritchie McKay compares him to former OSU all-stars Ray Blume and Mark Radford...reputation for being an intelligent player...creative with the ball.

RANCHO VERDE: Nash averaged 32 points, eight rebounds, and five steals as a senior...he led Riverside County in scoring for the second consecutive year, after averaging 28 points as a junior...named the best pure shooter by the county’s coaches for the third consecutive year...also was tabbed the “smartest player and the best clutch player” by the coaches...Riverside County First Team selection, joining Jason Braxton (Arizona State), and Jamaal Williams (New Mexico)...team captain three years...MVP of the Sunbelt League as a junior and senior...all-county selection twice...all-state selection three years...scholar-athlete all four years.

PERSONAL: Born April 28, 1983 in Los Angeles...son of DaLane and Linna Nash...has one brother and one sister...hobbies include working on basketball skills and video games...chose OSU due to the “academics, coaching staff, and the improving athletic program”...contemplating majoring in engineering.

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