Rayah Marshall Biography

Rayah Marshall is a well-known player no. 13, playing for USC Trojans, and her playing position is Center. She is known for her great defense in college basketball. She’s on the Naismith Defensive Player of the Year Watch List and ranks third in blocks in USC women’s basketball history. This season, she’s leading USC in rebounds and blocks and has recorded five double-doubles. Marshall is a top player to watch in college basketball because of her strong defense.

Rayah Marshall Early Life, Family & Education

Rayah Marshall was born on 15th November 2003 in Los Angeles, California. She is supported by her parents, Latonya Marshall-Jackson and Michael Jackson. She spent her childhood memories with three siblings: Lee Jackson, Jimmaine Marshall, and Brian Johnson. Keesha Davis, her aunt, likewise attended USC. 

Talking about her education, she graduated in 2021 from Lynwood High School in Lynwood, California. With a GPA of 3.7, she possesses diverse interests, and aspires to work with youth in the future. Presently, she is pursuing her studies at the University of Southern California. She is majoring in American pop culture and minoring in real estate development. She has a dream or aim to pursue a career in real estate.


Rayah Marshall started playing basketball with cousins and his friends when she was in fifth grade. Two years later, in the seventh grade, she caught the eye of Damieon Williams, her physical education teacher at Bret Harte Prep Middle School. Later, Rayah played for California Storm Basketball Club in Team Taurasi and West Coast Elite. She reached the 2018 EYBL Championship.

She began her career playing at Lynwood High School girls’ basketball team and trained under coach Ellis Barfield. During her junior season, she maintained an average of 18.1 points, 10.5 rebounds, 2.6 blocks, and 2.4 steals per game. She committed to play for the USC Trojans women’s basketball team. She represents the University of Southern California in the Pac-12 Conference. She trained under head coach Lindsay Gottlieb. 

  • Season 2021-22: She played as a freshman for the USC Trojans. She appeared in 28 games and made four-game starts. She averaged 11.2 points, 7.7 rebounds, and 39.5% (FG%). She had 1.1 assists, 1.3 steals, 2.5 blocks in 24.1 minutes per game. She was “Pac-12 All-Freshman Team” and Pac-12 All-Defensive Honorable Mention. She was named 2021 McDonald’s All-American. Playing as a guard/forward, she was rated as the 27th-best player in the nation according to ESPN.
  • Season 2022-23: In his sophomore season, she played all 28 games. She averaged 12.7 points, 11.5 rebounds, and 38% (FG%). She had 1.4 assists, 1.5 steals, 3.5 blocks in 38.9 minutes per game. She ranks No. 2 in the nation overall. On 2nd January 2023, she was named Pac-12 Player of the Week. 
  • Season 2023-24: She played as a junior in all 31 games. She averaged 10.2 points, 10.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.2 steals, 47% (FG%), and 2.1 blocks in 28.2 minutes per game. In February 2024, she earned spots on the “2023 Naismith Defensive Player of the Year” semifinalist. She is also the Lisa Leslie Center of the Year Preseason Watch List.

Rayah Marshall is part of the 2023 USA Women’s AmeriCup Team. On 22nd June 2023, she earns the 2023 FIBA Women’s AmeriCup and a silver medal for her performance. She played six games and set a record for averaging 2.7 points, 5.2 rebounds, 0.8 assists, and 0.3 steals in 9.8 minutes.  

Rayah Marshall Biography

Real Name Rayah Marshall
Birth Date 15 November 2003
Age (as of 2024) 20 Years
Birth Place Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Profession Basketball player
College University of Southern California
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 4” – in Centimeters – 193 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 90 kg  –  in Pounds – 198 lbs
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black


Father Michael Jackson
Mother Latonya Marshall-Jackson
Sister Jimmaine Marshall
Brother Lee Jackson, Brian Johnson

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Boyfriend None

Personal Life

Rayah Marshall is single as of March 2024. She didn’t seem to be in a romantic relationship with any male friend. It is evident from her social media that most of her posts are either related to her game or other memories. 

Social Media

Rayah Marshall is active on social media platforms. She has a verified Instagram account with the username @raybuckets_. She has only 5,777 followers on his Instagram page. 

Rayah Marshall Net Worth

Rayah Marshall is a USC Student-Athletes and became a Community member of “House of Victory” in April 2023. In 2022, she promoted brands like “mnml” (Instagram username @mnml.la) and endorsed the Loose Woven Flannel-X 1 Stretch denim. 


  • Rayah Marshall is partnering with Epsilon (Instagram username @epsilonmarketing) as per an Instagram post of 29th March 2024. 
  • Rayah Marshall spent her free time watching Netflix and eating. She also enjoys thrifting and shopping.
  • She regularly goes for walking to maintain her health and be active. She also likes hiking and skydiving. 
  • Rayah hopes to travel to the following places – the Bahamas, Jamaica, Japan, Miami, and New York.

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