Will wear No. 21 for the Huskies ... helped Pacific Hills High School of West Hollywood to a 29-4 record and 2013 California State Division IV championship ... averaged 22.7 points, 6.2 rebounds, 4.7 assists and 2.3 steals per game as a senior ... scored 14 points in the championship game ... was the Division 4A All CIF-Southern Section player of the year ... had 24 points, including 16 of 18 from the free throw line, 10 rebounds, five assists and three steals in a 73-69 win over No. 6 Bishop Montgomery in the CIF Southern California Division IV championship ... played for coach Ivan Barahona ... named to MaxPreps California Boys Basketball Division IV All-State First team ... played at Sierra Canyon HS in 2012 and 2011, helping them to the 2011 California Southern Section Division 5A championship ... averaged 20.8 ppg, 2.7 assists and 4.2 rebounds in 27 games as a junior in 2012 ... fractured his ankle in between his sophomore and junior seasons ... averaged 21.1 points, 3.0 assists, 5.0 blocks and 1.7 steals in 33 games as a sophomore ... was All-CIF Southern Section Team Division 5A, CIF Division 5A MVP and second team MaxPreps Cal Boys Basketball Division V All-State Second team ... three-star recruit according to Scout.com, Rivals.com and ESPN.com ... ESPN.com's No. 45 ranked point guard.
Coach Romar on Taylor: "Jahmel Taylor is a really hard-nosed guard. He is a winner. His team won the state championship and he was player of the year for his division. He is a guy that just impacts the final score of the game with a lot of toughness. He is also a great shooter.