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#27 Jermari Harris

Height 6-1
Weight 185 lbs.
Class RS Fr.
Hometown Chicago, Ill.
High School Montini Catholic

Hawk-Item – – Named to 2020 Leadership Group . . . one of eight true freshmen to see action in 2019 . . . redshirted in 2019 after seeing action in just two games.

2019 – – Saw first action of career on special teams in 18-17 win at Iowa State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 48-3 win over Middle Tennessee, recording two solo tackles as defense allowed just 216 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 10-3 loss at #18 Michigan . . . did not see action in 17-12 loss to #9 Penn State . . . did not see action in 26-20 win over Purdue . . . did not see action in 20-0 win at Northwestern . . . did not see action in 24-22 loss at #16 Wisconsin . . . did not see action in 23-19 win over #7 Minnesota . . . did not see action in 19-10 win over Illinois . . . did not see action in 27-24 win at Nebraska . . . did not see action in 49-24 Holiday Bowl win over #22 USC.

High school honors – – Earned second-team all-state honors as a senior . . . first-team all-area and all-conference as a senior . . . . Career – – Helped prep team advance to state playoffs four straight years . . . recorded 72 tackles, eight interceptions, and five pass break-ups as a senior . . . also lettered in basketball and track . . . member of prep basketball team that won state title his sophomore season.

Personal – – Born 9/19/2000 . . . business major . . . earned academic all-conference recognition as a senior . . . mother is Johnada Jenkins . . . high school coach was Mike Bukovsky.