DSU Volleyball BIO
12 Jenessa Helu

2015: Appeared in 28 matches, competing in 94 sets… Finished fifth on the team in kills (99)… Totaled a career-best 11 kills in DSU’s 3-2 win over Hampton (Nov. 13)… Tallied five service aces… Tallied 41 digs… Her 10 digs in DSU’s 3-2 win over Hampton (Nov. 13) was a season high… Totaled 71 blocks… Totaled a season-high five blocks in DSU’s 3-0 loss to Providence (Sept. 18).

2014: Appeared in 26 matches and 86 games … sixth on the Hornets with 68 kills (0.79 pg & .061 kill percentage) … third on the team with 36 blocks (0.42 pg) … recorded career-high eight kills vs. Niagara in season-opener … also had two digs, a block and assist in Niagara contest … tallied six kills on 12 attempts (.417%) vs. Morgan State (Nov. 2) … also collected six kills vs. Coppin State (.267) … had five winners on 12 attacks in loss to UMES (Oct. 19) … recorded four kills in consecutive matches against La Salle (Oct. 20), Towson (Oct. 21) and NJIT (Oct. 24)  … had season high three blocks in three contests … recorded at least one block in 10 consecutive matches from Oct. 19 to Nov. 9. 

Competed in 24 matches (65 sets) as a true freshman … sixth on the Hornets with 26 kills (0.40)… also credited with 22 blocks and 16 digs… posted season-high five kills in DSU’s 3-1 loss at Howard (Oct. 27)… also tallied career-high four digs in Howard contest … had four kills in five attacks (.800) vs. Hampton (Nov. 8) … registered season-high five blocks in DSU’s 3-2 loss at Hampton (Oct. 18).

High School: Earned three varsity letters in volleyball… two-time NCS/CIF scholar athlete award winner… help team reach semi-final round of the state playoffs in back-to-back seasons for the first time in school history.  

Club: Competed with the Odyssey Volleyball Club (2010), Vibe Volleyball Club (2011-12) and X-Celebration Volleyball Club (2013).  

Personal: Born June 13, 1994 in San Ramon, Calif… Currently resides in San Mateo, Cal. …
daughter of Roy and Kristie Helu… sister to Roy Jr., Vili, Valu, Lupe and Nora… father,  Roy Sr.,  played for the Team USA Rugby ... sister Valu played collegiate basketball at West Point (1998-02)… brother, Roy Jr., was running back at Nebraska (2007-11) and is a current member of the NFL’s Washington Redskins.









Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Danville, Calif.
High School: Monte Viste H.S.
Experience: High School
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