Position: G Ht.: 6-4 Wt.: 190
Hometown: Charlotte, NC
Previous School: West Mecklenburg HS
Eligibility: So. Major: Computer Information Systems
Currier on Wallace - “Jerod is an incredibly gifted young man that has an uncanny self-discipline and drive that we do not see in many players. While Jerod has always stood out on the basketball court, he has also steadily been an Honors Student, and active in his church and community. We recruited Jerod to be a leader for the Falcon basketball program, and he has done a great job of that, being named a team captain as a sophomore.”
Jerod saw action in 23 games, starting two during his freshman season. Recorded first career start and a season best 11 points and five rebounds in 20 minutes in a comeback win over nationally ranked King College.
Wallace was a 3.79 student in high school. Wallace attended West Charlotte High school, under the coaching of Thad Bonaparte and Preston Davis. Wallace spent the next three years at West Meck High school under the coaching of Donald Kirby and James Veal Sr. Jerod started for West Meck during his Junior and Senior year. Senior year, Jerod averaged 11.5 points, 3.2 rebounds, 3.5 assist, and two steals per game. His career game was when he scored 28ppg. Jerod made the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools all-conference basketball team as a junior and senior. Wallace was selected to participate in the 20th annual Charlotte Pro-Am All-Star Basketball Game, which features the top players from the city of Charlotte.
Wallace is the son of Tammy Wallace and Frank Jones.