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Jaylen Franklin

  • Player
  • Seasons: 2017-18, 2018-19
  • Number: 13
  • Position: G
  • Height: 6' 0“
  • Weight: 175
  • Hometown: Springfield, MA
  • High School: Colonial Forge HS (Stafford, VA)
  • Prep School: MacDuffie School
  • Transfer From: none
  • Birthday: March 3, 19971)

At UMass

  • Committed to UMass in April 20162)

2018-19 Junior year

  • Only appeared in one game, with one minute of playing time.
  • Revealed later that he sat out a semester.3)

2017-18 Sophomore year

Roster photo 2017-18

  • Played with the team as a walk-on4)
  • Appeared in 14 games. Totaled 40 minutes, 5 points, 5 assists, 3 rebounds, 2 steals.

2016-17 Freshman year

  • Did not qualify to play5)
  • Served as a manager for the men's basketball program6)



  • 2020-21: Transferred from Wooster to Keene State (NH) in D3, played the back-half of the season with KSC. Played in 10 games, started three. Averaged 9.4 points and 3.8 rebounds.7) Graduated from Keene in 2021.8)
  • 2019-20: Played the beginning of the season at the College of Wooster (OH) in D3. Classified as Junior. Played in 8 games, averaging 4.5 points and 1.0 rebounds.9)


  • Attended the MacDuffie School in Granby, Mass., for two years after transferring from Colonial Forge High School in Stafford, Va.
  • Played point guard all four years of high school
  • Helped Colonial Forge to a state title in 2013-14 and a New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) Final Four appearance in 2014-15
  • State title-winning Colonial Forge team finished the season 25-1
  • Was an all-region and all-conference honoree
  • Averaged 11.3 points, 4.5 assists and 3.0 rebounds per game over his career
  • Played AAU level for the New England Playaz and competed in the Adidas Gauntlet
  • Graduated with honors among the top 20 in his class


  • Son of Jason and Eliana Franklin
  • Brother to Jasmine and Nathan
  • Father, Jason, was a member of the Westfield State Basketball program
  • Also had an uncle who played for Yale men's basketball
franklin_jaylen.txt · Last modified: 2021/07/02 12:00 by mikeuma