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Jawuan Harris
Jawuan  Harris

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Pembroke Pines, Fla.

High School:
St. Thomas Aquinas

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 195

Position:
OF

B/T:
R/R

Major:
Undeclared


05/17/2017

Baseball Closes Regular Season at Northwestern

Scarlet Knights still in contention for a spot in the Big Ten playoffs

05/11/2017

Baseball Hosts Illinois in Final Home Series

Scarlet Knights start a stretch of eight Big Ten games in nine days

05/06/2017

Baseball Stumbles at Nebraska

Harris hits eighth homer of the season

05/04/2017

Baseball Flies West to Nebraska

Scarlet Knights and Cornhuskers set for three-game series

05/02/2017

Baseball Holds Off Wagner, 12-10

Reardon pitches a career-high 4.2 innings for the win

2017 Big Ten Baseball Preseason Honors List
2016 All-Big Ten Freshman Team
Rutgers Football Bio


Jawuan Harris

2017 (Sophomore): Played in and started 49 games (48 in center field, one at designated hitter) ... led the team and ranked tied for 13th in the Big Ten following the regular season with eight home runs ... also finished second in the league with 23 stolen bases and tied for seventh with 31 walks ... scored a team-high 39 runs ... totaled 19 extra-base hits for a .468 slugging percentage ... doubled and walked versus Illinois (5/12) ... slugged a two-run homer the other way at Nebraska (5/6) ... collected two RBIs in the win over No. 17 Michigan (4/28) ... walked, stole a base and scored in a start at designated hitter versus Columbia (4/26) ... reached base the first five times up with three walks, a single and a double in rubber game at Iowa (4/23) ... also scored three runs and stole two bases ... walked twice, swiped two bags and scored in series opener against the Hawkeyes (4/21) ... had an RBI double and an RBI single at Seton Hall (4/19) ... had a single, an RBI triple, two walks and two runs in win over Purdue (4/16) ... stole three bases and scored three times in the first game against the Boilermakers (4/14) ... went 2-for-3 with two RBIs, two runs, a double and a walk at Lafayette (4/11) ... had two hits, one RBI and a stolen base against Maryland (4/2) ... had an RBI single against Monmouth (3/29) ... blasted three home runs in the finale at USC Upstate (3/25) to become the first Scarlet Knight to achieve the feat since 2002 ... singled twice in the opener against the Spartans (3/24) ... stole three bases to reach 50 for his career and move into program top-10 list against Rider (3/21) ... reached base four times versus the Broncs ... had two hits and two RBIs at No. 21 Florida Gulf Coast (3/18) ... homered in first game against the Eagles (3/17) ... scored three times in win over North Florida (3/12) ... stole two bases in second game of a doubleheader versus the Ospreys (3/11) ... went 2-for-3 with a walk in series opener at UNF (3/10) ... stole two bases, walked twice, singled and scored in win at Iona (3/8) ... singled to extend on-base streak to 29 games at Old Dominion (3/4) ... tripled and doubled in the home opener versus Wagner (2/28) ... homered to left-center at No. 13 Virginia (2/26) ... reached base 9-of-14 times in opening series ... scored four runs on two doubles and three walks in win at No. 17 Miami (2/19) ... crushed two home runs in middle game against the Hurricanes (2/18) ... made start in center field on Opening Day at No. 17 Miami (2/17) and collected a walk and first stolen base of the year ... named to the 2017 Big Ten Baseball Preseason Honors List (2/15).

D1Baseball.com (March 28, 2017): Two-Sport Talents Star At Rutgers, UAB
NJ.com (Feb. 15, 2017): What's next for Rutgers football-baseball star Jawuan Harris?

2016 (Freshman):
 Played in 47 games with 46 starts in the outfield (33 in center, 13 in left) ... named to the All-Big Ten Freshman Team as an outfielder (5/24) to become the first Scarlet Knight to earn the honor ... led the Big Ten and ranked fifth in the nation with 37 stolen bases (13 more than any other league player) ... third nationally with 0.79 steals per game ... most thefts by a Big Ten player since 2010 and third-most in a year in RU history ... had nine multiple-steal games with two four-swipe contests (only one other Rutgers four-steal effort since 2000) ... took third base 13 times ... successful 17-of-19 times against Big Ten opponents ... totaled a team-best 13-game hitting streak (4/13-5/17) ... ended the season with a 20-game on-base streak, the most on the team for the season ... second in the lineup with 35 runs scored and third with three home runs ... hit .385 on balls put in play and .302 in conference games ... tied for third in the Big Ten with three sacrifice flies in league games ... drove in two runs, walked, singled, stole a base and scored in win over Northwestern (5/21) ... swiped four bases to go with two runs, two RBIs, a walk and a single in middle games versus the Wildcats (5/20) ... knocked in two in win over Saint Peter's (5/17) ... stole two bases in series finale at Maryland (5/15), including one to set the team all-time season record ... drove in two runs in finale against Penn State (4/24) ... stroked two hits and stole two bases in the first game versus the Nittany Lions (4/22) ... singled, stole a base, scored a run and drew a walk at Wagner (4/20) ... produced two hits with one being an RBI double against Delaware State (4/19) ... went 3-for-5 with two RBIs in win at Ohio State (4/15) ... singled twice, scored three runs and swiped three bags against Seton Hall (4/13) ... walked twice and scored in win over Saint Joseph's (4/8) ... collected two hits with a double and a run versus Fordham (4/6) ... scored two runs and stole two bases in first game of series against Indiana (4/1) ... drew a walk, stole a base and scored a run at Monmouth (3/30) ... scored three runs and picked up a single in 20-4 win over Monmouth (3/29) ... went 2-for-3 with a walk, run and three steals in finale at Michigan State (3/27) ... blasted a home run in the middle game versus the Spartans (3/26) ... tripled, drew a walk and stole two bases at Rider (3/23) ... singled and stole a base against NJIT (3/19) ... blasted a two-run home run at Florida Gulf Coast (3/15) ... singled, stole a base and scored on a wild pitch in finale at No. 16 Florida Atlantic (3/13) ... had two hits in win over the Owls (3/12) and two walks in the opener (3/11) ... crushed first career home run, singled and stole a base in win over Iona (3/9) ... drove in a run in win at Old Dominion (3/6) ... went 4-for-5 with an RBI and four stolen bases in home opener against Lafayette (3/2) ... the four swipes were the most by a Rutgers player in a game since Graig Badger in 2004 ... notched three hits and scored four runs in three-game series at George Mason (2/27-28) ... took first career steals in game one versus the Patriots (2/27) ... picked up a single for first collegiate hit at No. 4 Miami (2/21) ... made debut off the bench on Opening Day versus the Hurricanes (2/19) ... named best athlete in the Big Ten by Baseball America (2/9) ... also a member of the Rutgers football team as a wide receiver (redshirted the 2015 season).





NJ Advance Media (March 31, 2016): Harris is stealing the show for baseball team

Prior to Rutgers: Hit .440 with a Broward County-leading 44 stolen bases as a senior in high school ... recruited to Rutgers as a two-sport athlete ... played two seasons of varsity football for St. Thomas Aquinas, a South Florida powerhouse, and led the team in receiving yards, catches and receiving touchdowns both years ... played wide receiver (flanker and slot) and returned punts and kickoffs ... named Third Team All-Broward County (8A-6A) by the Miami Herald as a senior ... totaled 30 receptions for 700 yards and 12 touchdowns in 2014 for a team that went 15-1 to win the Class 7A state title ... scored touchdowns on both punt and kickoff returns ... added a punt block ... Raiders won district championship and ranked No. 8 nationally ... a three-star football recruit by ESPN.com.

Personal: Major is undeclared.


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