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University of Miami Athletics

Jhavonte Dean


Defensive Back




185 lbs.




Homestead, Fla.

Previous School

Blinn College (TX)

High School

South Dade

Jhavonte Dean - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2018 (Senior): Saw action in all 13 games and tied for team lead with three interceptions…Finished with 17 tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss…Added one PBU…Saw action in season opener against LSU (Sept. 2) and finished with career-high four tackles…Recorded first interception of career in win over Savannah State (Sept. 8), returning it 11 yards…Saw action in win at Toledo (Sept. 15)…Totaled two tackles in victory against FIU (Sept. 22)…Had one tackle and second interception of season in win over North Carolina (Sept. 22)…Returned pick 25 yards to set up field goal right before halftime…Saw action in win over Florida State (Oct. 6)…Posted three tackles at Virginia (Oct. 13)…Had one solo tackle at Boston College (Oct. 26)…Saw action vs. Duke (Nov. 3)…Recorded two solo tackles at Georgia Tech (Nov. 10)…Had third interception of season and finished with three tackles in win at Virginia Tech (Nov. 17)…Finished with one solo tackle in regular season finale vs. Pittsburgh (Nov. 24)…Saw action in New Era Pinstripe Bowl vs. Wisconsin (Dec. 27).

2017 (Junior): Saw action in 12 games in first season…Finished with 11 total tackles and one PBU…Made career debut in season opener vs. Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 2) and finished with one tackle…Saw action in win over Toledo (Sept. 23)…Had two solo tackles and credited with first PBU of career in win at Duke (Sept. 29)…Saw action against Georgia Tech (Oct. 14)…Posted two solo tackles in win over Syracuse (Oct. 21)…Had tackle in win at North Carolina (Oct. 28)…Totaled a pair of solo tackles in win over Virginia Tech (Nov. 4)…Had one tackle in win over Notre Dame (Nov. 11)…Saw action in win over Virginia (Nov. 18)…Competed at Pittsburgh (Nov. 24)…Saw action in ACC Championship Game against Clemson (Dec. 2)…Had two solo tackles in Capital One Orange Bowl against Wisconsin (Dec. 30).

Junior College: Consensus four-star prospect by 247Sports, ESPN, Rivals and Scout…Ranked No. 12 in the 247Sports composite rankings…Rated as the second-best cornerback by 247Sports…Listed as the nation’s No. 1 junior college cornerback…Played two seasons for Keith Thomas at Blinn College…Played for Nathaniel Hudson at South Dade High School…Comes to Miami with three years to play two seasons…Chose Miami over offers from Alabama, Arizona State, Cincinnati and Kentucky.