Jonathan Jemison
Jonathan Jemison
Height: 5-7
Weight: 150
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Marietta, GA
High School: Lassiter

Memorable four-year stint in the program saw him finish prominently in a number of career and season categories ... Tied for the No. 2 position on the school's all-time ladder with 99 singles wins ... Finished in the No. 1 position on the program's career chart with 106 doubles wins ... 10th in singles winning percentage at Emory (.779, 99-28).

Senior (2018-19):
Ended the season and his Emory career in grand fashion, becoming the fourth player in school history to win the NCAA D-III Singles Championship, defeating Carleton College's Leo Vithoontien, 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 in the title match ... ITA National Senior Player of the Year ... ITA South Region Senior Player of the Year ... First Team All-UAA at No. 1 singles ... He and Adrien Bouchet were First Team All-UAA honorees at No. 1 doubles ... Registered an overall singles record of 26-5, leading the team in victories and tying for 14th place on the Eagles' seasonal chart ... Came through with the team's clinching point in the 5-3 decision over No. 1 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in the finals of the D-III Championships, topping Nikolia Parodi, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 ... Defended his ITA South Singles title, earning All-America honors in the process, with a 6-3, 6-0 verdict over teammate Andrew Esses in the finals ... Named UAA Player of the Week (Feb. 18) after helping Emory go 2-1 over a three-match stretch, posting a 1-1 effort at No. 1 singles with his win coming over Georgia Gwinnett College's (#1 ranked team in NAIA) Ayed Zatar, 6-2, 6-2 --  in doubles, he teamed with Adrien Bouchet to record a 3-0 slate at the No. 1 spot with the highlight an 8-6 verdict over Georgia Gwinnett's tandem of Valentino Caratini and Zatar ... In doubles, he and Adrien Bouchet dialed up a final slate of 28-7 (19-5 at No. 1), with the duo ending the year ranked 6th in Division III ... The 28 doubles victories tied the school's fourth-highest seasonal mark ... He and Bouchet earned All-America kudos by virtue of their run to the ITA South Region Doubles Championship, going 5-0 in the competition including a 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 win over teammates James Spaulding and Hayden Cassone in the finals ... Was named UAA Player of the Week on five occasions ... He and Bouchet were selected to compete in the NCAA D-III Doubles Championship ... Finished third in the Division III singles portion of the ITA Cup (Oct. 11-14) won the D-III Doubles, defeating Bowdoin College's Jiang Yangeng and Justin Wang, 6-3, 6-3 in the finals ... Went on an 11-match win streak in singles (Feb. 16 - Apr. 7) ... Strong effort at the ITA National Indoor Championships, posting a 3-0 mark in singles and 2-1 in doubles ... One of his singles wins at ITA National Indoors was a 6-2, 6-4 verdict on Chicago's Erik Kerrigan in the championship match ... Accounted for the first singles point, a 6-1, 6-3 verdict against Giannis Brokakis, that gave the Eagles a 3-1 edge in an eventual 5-1 triumph over North Carolina in the third round of the NCAA Championships.

Junior (2017-18):
Ended the season as the No. 11-ranked player in the Division III and was No. 2 in the Atlantic South Region ... 2017-18 All-American in singles ... First Team All-UAA at No. 1 singles ... Second Team All-UAA at No. 3 doubles ... Closed out the campaign with an overall singles ledger of 19-12 ... Held down the team's No. 1 singles slot and compiled a dual record of 10-9 ... Named UAA Player of the Week on two occasions, the first time on Oct. 2, 2017, after rattling off six wins en route to winning his first ITA South Region Championships, topping teammate Rex Serituk, 6-4, 6-2, in the title match, which allowed him to claim All-America status ... Tabbed as the conference's Player of the Week (Feb. 20) after going 2-0 at No. 1 singles and No. 3 doubles in helping the Eagles to wins vs. Bluefield State and Xavier of Louisiana ... Came away with a 6-3, 7-6 victory over Xavier of Louisiana's Catalin Fifea who ended the season as the No. 16-ranked player in the NAIA ranks ... Advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA D-III Singles Championships, defeating defending champ Lubomia Cuba of Middlebury, 6-1, 6-4, in his opening match and Vishnu Joshi of Johns Hopkins, 4-6, 6-4, 6-1, in the Round of 16 ... Helped Emory to an 8-1 triumph over No. 9 North Carolina Wesleyan (Mar. 3), notching an 8-1 win at first singles vs. Sebastian Sikh (ended year ranked #22 in D-III), 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, and teaming with Hayden Cassone for an 8-4 decision at third doubles ... Successful campaign in doubles action, finishing with an overall slate of 24-4 ... He and Cassone amassed a 16-2 dual record (20-3 overall), including a 15-2 effort at the No. 3 position ... Paired up with Adrien Bouchet at No. 2 doubles with the pair going 4-0 during the Eagles' run in the NCAA Tournament, which included an 8-2 verdict over Middlebury's William de Quant and Noah Farrell in the national semifinals. 

Sophomore (2016-17):
Came through with a big second season as an Eagle, helping the program to the school's fourth-ever national title ... Finished the campaign with a singles slate of 27-6, with his victory total tying the school's eighth-highest seasonal mark ... Anchored the No. 2 singles position, posting a 21-4 ledger during the spring portion of the schedule ... Selected to compete in the NCAA D-III Singles Championships where he earned All-America honors after winning his opening-round match over Skidmore College's Kai Yuen Leung, 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 ... Earned All-America recognition in doubles when he and David Omsky rattled off a 5-0 record en route to claiming the ITA South Region Championships, rolling to a 6-2, 6-4, victory in the finals over the duo of Alejandro Centurion and Davis Plummer from Millsaps College ... Jemison and Omsky became just the second Emory tandem in school history to win the D-III doubles title at the ITA Oracle Cup (formerly the Small College Championships), bettering Trinity University's Wilson Lambeth and Matt Tyler, 6-2, 7-5, in the finals ... Ended the season as the No. 12-ranked D-III singles player nationally and was No. 3 in the Atlantic South Region ... Selected by the ITA as the Atlantic South Region's Player To Watch for in 2017-18 ... First Team All-UAA at second singles ... Second Team All-UAA with David Omsky at No. 3 doubles ... Advanced to the finals of the ITA South Region singles championship where he came up short to teammate Aman Manji in the finals ... Captured his first six singles matches of the spring season including a 6-4, 7-6, verdict to Jordan Cox of Georgia Gwinnett, who would end the year as the No. 2-ranked player in the NAIA ranks ... Came through with a clutch 4-6, 6-3, 6-0, triumph over Carnegie Mellon's Michael Rozenvasser that gave Emory a 4-3 lead in an eventual 5-4 triumph in the semifinals of the ITA National Indoor Championships -- earlier in that match, he and Omsky accounted for the team's lone point in doubles ... 3-0 record in both singles and doubles at the UAA Championships ... UAA All-Tournament Team at No. 2 singles and No. 3 doubles ... In the conference title match vs. No. 6 Washington University, he defeated John Carswell, 6-1, 6-4, giving the Eagles a 4-0 edge in the contest, which followed a crucial 9-7 doubles win he teamed up with Omsky for ... Named UAA Player of the Week (May 30) after going 3-0 in singles and registering a pair of doubles wins in helping Emory to the national title ... Scrapped to a 6-3, 6-7, 6-4, victory over Bowdoin College's Grant Urken that clinched a 5-2 decision over the Polar Bears (May 23) in the semifinals of the D-III Championships ... In the national final vs. No. 3 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, he and Omsky gave the Eagles a 2-0 lead after a doubles win, and then earned a 7-6, 6-2 singles verdict over Glen Hull ( who ended the year as the No. 13-ranked D-III singles player nationally) that boosted the Eagles to a 4-2 advantage ... Chosen as the UAA Player of the Week (Mar. 20) after going 2-0 in singles and doubles in victories over Millsaps and No. 15 Amherst (Mar. 18) ... In the Amherst encounter he registered a doubles win and, with the match deadlocked at 4-4, he sealed the team's win with a 6-3, 6-7, 6-2 triumph vs. Anton Zykov ... 6-2, 6-2, triumph vs. Scott Thygesen tied the match at 2-2 and helped in Emory's 5-3 victory over No. 5 Johns Hopkins (Apr. 14). 

Freshman (2015-16):
Outstanding first year in the program ... Named by the ITA as National Rookie of the Year, the sixth Emory player to earn that award ... Finished with an overall singles record of 27-5 with his victory total tying for the team lead and placing seventh on the Eagles' seasonal ladder ... Concluded the campaign as the No. 4-ranked singles player in the Atlantic South Region and 16th nationally which enabled him to earn All-America honors ... Posted an overall doubles slate of 27-6, 20-4 with Rafe Mosetick (19-4 at No. 2), with that duo ending with a No. 8 ranking in the region ... Enjoyed a memorable collegiate debut, capturing his first five singles matches at the ITA Atlantic South Region Championships, advancing to the finals where he fell to teammate Rafe Mosetick ... Won four of five matches and advanced to the semifinals of the singles competition at the Grizzly Open ... Accounted for one of Emory's two points vs. Georgia State with a 7-6, 7-6 decision over Zackery Kennedy ... Selected to compete in the NCAA D-III Singles Championship ... First Team All-UAA at No. 2 singles after posting a 3-0 record at the conference championships ... He and Mosetick garnered First Team All-UAA accolades at No. 2 doubles ... Named the UAA Rookie of the Year ... 6-0, 6-4 triumph at No. 2 singles over Michael Liu clinched the team's 5-1 victory over No. 17 Kenyon in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championships ... Bested Chicago's Sven Kranz at No. 2 singles, 6-4, 6-3, giving Emory its winning point in an eventual 7-2 triumph over the No. 4 Maroons in the finals of the ITA National Indoor Championships ... He and Mosetick went 3-1 at No. 2 doubles in NCAA Tournament action, including an 8-3 decision over Jerry Jiang and Grant Urken of Bowdoin College that provided the Eagles with a 1-0 lead in the national semifinals ... The Jemison/Mosetick combination were victorious in their first four matches and earned a spot in the doubles final in the ITA Atlantic South Regional Championships. 

High School
Played No. 1 singles and doubles as a junior and senior at Marietta High School ... Was coached by Wiley Brown ... During his junior year, he helped his team to county and region titles and a berth in the state finals ... had him ranked as a four-star recruit ... Ranked 81st nationally and 16th in Southeast Region.

Son of Danny and Natalie Jemison ... Born August 16 ... Political Science major.

Career Stats

SINGLES TOTAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 Tour Final Nat'l Rank Final Reg. Rank
2015-16 27-5 --- 18-2 --- -- --- --- 9-3 16 4
2016-17 27-6 --- 21-4 --- -- -- -- 6-2 12 3
2017-18  19-12  10-9  --- ---  -- --  --   9-3 11 2
2018-19 26-5 14-4 --- --- -- -- -- 12-1  1 1
Total 99-28 24-13 39-6 --- -- -- -- 36-9  
DOUBLES TOTAL 1 2 3   Tour Final Nat'l Rank Final Reg. Rank
2015-16 27-6 1-0 19-4 --- 7-2 NR 8
2016-17 27-8 0-0 3-1 16-6 8-1 NR NR
2017-18 24-4  0-0  5-0  15-3  4-1  NR  NR
2018-19 28-7  19-5  ---   --- 9-2  6  1
Total 106-25 20-5 27-5 31-9 28-6