CAREER HONORS American Athletic Conference Weekly Honor Roll (3/3/15) American Athletic Conference Weekly Honor Roll (11/24/14) C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2012-13)
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
SENIOR (2015-16) Matched a career high with four assists and set a new high with three blocks vs. College of Charleston (11/13)... Recorded a team-high eight points vs. Long Beach State (11/19)... Exploded for a career-high 25 points vs. No. 24/23 George Washington... Went 6-for-7 from 3-point range against the Colonials, with three assists and two steals... Added eight points vs. No. 25/21 Iowa (11/28)... Matched a career high with four assists in a triumph over Rice (12/5) that gave her an undefeated record against the Owls in her collegiate career... Led the Cougars with 16 points against UNLV (12/12).
JUNIOR (2014-15) Emerged as Houston's top offensive contributor in her junior campaign... Led the club with 9.6 points per game... Finished second on the team with 4.9 rebounds per game... Played in 28 games, including 26 starting nods... Shot 37.5 percent (101-for-269) from the floor and 62.1 percent ( 54-for-87) from the foul line... Also hit 23.2 percent (13-for-56) of her 3-point attempts... Dished 39 assists, third on the club... Paced the Cougars in scoring eight times, with 14 double-digit scoring efforts... Posted the first three double-doubles of her career... Had an all-around performance in the season-opening win over North Texas (11/14), with three points, seven rebounds and four assists... Scored in double-figures in six consecutive games from November 17 - December 7... Scored 12 points and snared eight rebounds against Incarnate Word (11/17)... Set a career high with 20 points in a win at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (11/21)... Named to The American Weekly Honor Roll for her performances against UIW and AMCC... Put up 10 points at the San Juan Shootout opener against Idaho State (11/28)... Led Houston with 18 points against No. RV/23 James Madison... Came up with 14 points in the rivalry victory over Rice (12/3)... Nearly had a double-double, with 14 points and a career-best nine rebounds against Prairie View A&M (12/7)... Tallied nine points and matched her career high with four assists at No. 4/5 Texas A&M (12/13)... Posted eight points and six rebounds against Texas Tech (12/21)... Chipped in seven points against UCF (12/27)... Had a monster effort with 16 points, 11 rebounds, three assists and two blocks in a win over SMU (1/3)... The double-double against the Mustangs was Palmer's first ever, and she set career highs with 11 boards and two rejections... Came back with a second straight double-double against Cincinnati (1/7)... Notched 19 points and a career-best 14 rebounds against the Bearcats... Tallied 10 points and eight rebounds against Tulsa (1/17)... Knocked down a personal-high eight free throws against the Golden Hurricane... Scored 10 points against USF (1/21)... Scored 11 points, including a team-high two baskets in overtime, against Cincinnati (1/31)... Made her first start in three weeks and led the Coogs with 13 points against East Carolina (2/3)... Scored 10 points and dished three assists against Memphis (2/11)... Came on with nine points against UCF (2/24)... Finished the regular season with a monster effort against Temple (3/2), including 16 points and 11 rebounds... Earned a spot on the American Weekly Honor Roll for her effort against the Owls... Ended the season with seven points in the American Championship against Tulane (3/6).
SOPHOMORE (2013-14) Played in all 31 games, with five starting nods... Averaged 4.4 points and 1.6 rebounds per game... Knocked down 46-of-153 (30.1%) field goal attempts... Was 21-for-67 (31.3%) from 3-point range... Scored in double-digits six times... Was 4-for-4 from long range and scored 18 points in the season-opener, against Mississippi State (11/8)... Set a career high with seven rebounds against the Bulldogs... Followed that with 16 points, including 3-for-6 from downtown, against Northwestern State (11/13)... Started against Texas A&M (11/17) and scored three points... Scored a dozen points at Creighton (11/23), including a pair of three-balls... Was 2-for-2 from 3-point range with six points at USF (1/29)... Went 20 games without hitting double-figures before scoring 16 points at Louisville (2/19)... Started four of the final five games after her breakout performance against the Cardinals... Followed that with 12 points against eventual National Champion UConn (2/22)... Played a season-high 35 minutes against the Huskies... Was 2-for-2 from three-range and scored eight points in the American Tournament win over Memphis (3/7)... Ended the season with a team-high 13 points against Louisville (3/8).
FRESHMAN (2012-13) Appeared in all 30 contests as a true freshman, averaging 11.3 minutes per game... Posted 3.9 points per contest... Shot 32.1% (42-for-131) from the field, 15.9% (7-for-44) from 3-point range and 67.6% (25-for-37) from the free throw line... Also collected 16 assists, 11 steals and three blocks... Scored in double figures in four contests... Scored 10 points in collegiate debut at Mississippi State (11/9), becoming first Houston true freshman to score in double figures in her road debut since Sha'Ratta Hawkins (11/18/05)... Went 5-of-10 from the field against the Bulldogs and added an assist in 15 minutes... Posted a team-high 19 points in 27 minutes against Alabama (11/13), becoming first freshman to score in double figures in her first two contests since 2008... Was 8-of-19 from the field against the Crimson Tide, to go with two steals and a block... Buried another trey in the following contest at Yale (11/17), posting seven points in just nine minutes... Added nine points and a career-best three assists at McNeese State (11/20), going 5-of-6 from the free-throw line... Tallied 12 points in 16 minutes off a 4-of-11 effort from the field against Northwestern State (11/24) in the David Jones Classic... Poured on 13 points in 23 minutes of play at Texas Tech (12/30), going 2-of-5 from beyond the arc and 5-of-6 from the charity stripe... Contributed nine points off a 2-of-4 effort from the field and a 5-of-7 mark from the free-throw line in Houston's win over Southern Miss (1/24)... Tallied seven points in 14 minutes of action at UCF (2/28), going 3-of-8 from the field.
LA MARQUE HIGH SCHOOL Rated a four-star recruit by ESPN HoopGurlz... Tabbed as the No. 9 point guard and the No. 61 overall prospect nationally by ESPN HoopGurlz... Listed as the No. 14 prospect overall in the state of Texas and No. 44 overall nationally by Premier Basketball Report... Named the Galveston Daily News Most Valuable Player after averaging 19.7 points, 3.9 assists, 3.4 rebounds and 1.9 steals per game as a senior... Scored 40 points in a victory over Friendswood High in 2012... Named the District 24-4A Offensive Player of the Year in 2009-10 and a first team selection in 2010-11... Averaged 16.1 points, 5.8 rebounds and 2.8 steals per game during the 2010-11 season... Scored in double figures in 22 contests with three double-doubles... Chose Houston over UT-Arlington, UTEP, Southern Miss and North Texas.
PERSONAL Full name is Jessieka Ra'Jene Palmer... Born on Oct. 29, 1993, in Texas City, Texas... Daughter of Phillip and Thyra Palmer... Has an older brother, Phillip, and an older sister, Cheresse... Lists WNBA star Maya Moore has her biggest sports influence... Majoring in health.