Position: Outside Hitter/Defensive Specialist
Major: Organizational Communication
Hometown: Arvada, CO
Previous School: Faith Christian Academy
College: Pickett is entering her third season playing for Simpson. During her freshman year, she was named team-voted co-MVP and earned California Pacific Conference Honorable Mention honors. Her academic accomplishments include being on the Dean's List and having the highest female athelete fall semester GPA for 2012-2013.
High School: Pickett played four years of varsity volleyball at Faith Christian Academy, as well as, six years of club volleyball with Juggernaut Volleyball Club. She also played softball and golf in high school. Her athletic achievements include being named to the All-State Volleyball Tournament Team, the All-Conference second team, and the All-Conference first team twice. She also earned the Metro League Senior of the Year honors. She graduated with high honors and was a four-year academic letterman.
Personal: Jamie is the daughter of Mike and Melody Pickett. Her hobbies include sports, outdoor activities (biking, hiking, fishing, swimming, camping), spending time with family and friends, writing/journalism, missions and travel, and working with children. Her career ambition is to either go into public relations or sports journalism or work with a non-profit organization.
Reason for coming to Simpson: "I chose Simpson because I enjoy the small school community atmosphere. I wanted to come to a school where I could play volleyball, build solid relationships with other people in my community, and grow in my spiritual life."