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AS A JUNIOR (2016-17): Averaged 4.9 points per game while appearing in all 33 games for the Terps...Posted eight points for the second straight game vs. Iowa (2/25)...Scored eight points vs. Minnesota (2/22)...Recorded 11 points vs. Ohio State (2/11)...Notched 10 points at Iowa (1/19)...Racked up 12 points and matched a career-best six boards off the bench at Illinois (1/14)...Tallied 13 points and added five rebounds and three assists vs. Illinois (12/7)...Recorded eight points and five boards vs. Charlotte (12/20)...Matched a career-high with 14 points - including four three-pointers - vs. Howard (12/7)...Scored 12 points off the bench against Oklahoma State (12/3)...Notched six points against Stony Brook (11/22)...Scored 11 points against St. Mary's (MD) (11/17).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015-16): Appeared in 32 games…Hit key free throw to lift Maryland past South Dakota State in first round of NCAA Tournament (3/18)…Recorded six points in 12 minutes at Indiana (3/6)…Posted seven points vs. Illinois (3/3)…Recorded five points and three steals, including one in the final seconds to clinch win against Michigan (2/21)…Scored 10 points and played a career-high 21 minutes against Bowie State (2/9)…Notched four points and two assists vs. Ohio State (1/16)…Posted eight points of 3-of-4 shooting and recorded six boards vs. Marshall (12/27)…Scored a career-high 14 points on 6-of-7 shooting against Princeton (12/19)…Recorded three assists and three rebounds vs. Rhode Island (11/25)…Posted an assist and a steal in his Maryland debut vs. Mount St. Mary's (11/13).

BEFORE MARYLAND: A 247sports.com four-star recruit out of high school, Brantley was ranked the 12th JUCO Player in America by Next Up Recruits….Played AAU basketball for the Boston Amateur Basketball Club alongside current Terp forward Jake Layman…Helped BABC to two AAU national championships…Member was also a member of the 2011 Elite Youth Basketball League championship team...Also won the Peach Jam Tournament in Atlanta in 2011. 

PERSONAL: • Mother is Angela Cayode...Mother Angela, named him Jaylen, after Jalen Rose because she was an avid fan of the Michigan Wolverines “Fab Five”...Also played soccer in his sophomore and junior years of high school and lettered in tennis for one year...Major is Sociology...Came to Maryland because of the great tradition and gameday atmosphere.

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