Name Jazmyne Avant
Current team Boston Breakers
2012 New York Fury
Height 1.60 m
2008–2011 University of Florida
Role Soccer player
|Date of birth (1990-01-30) January 30, 1990 (age 25)|
Place of birth Dallas, Texas, United States
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Jazmyne Avant (born January 30, 1990) is an American soccer defender who last played for the Houston Dash of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL).
University of Florida
Avant accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida, where she played for coach Becky Burleigh's Florida Gators women's soccer team from 2008 to 2011. She was a standout defender for the Gators, playing a total of 97 matches and adding 12 assists. She was also part of the United States U20 player pool in 2009 as well as the U16's in 2006.
Avant spent time with Sky Blue FC on a tour of Japan in early 2012 before signing with the New York Fury in the WPSL Elite for the 2012 season.
On February 20, 2013 Avant was signed as a discovery player for the Portland Thorns in the NWSL. She was waived in June 2013 and picked up by the Boston Breakers later that month. On July 24, 2014 Boston Breakers announced that Avant has been waived.