• Height 191cm/6'3''
  • Position 4 (PF), 5 (C)
  • Born 17.02.1996
  • Birthplace Rancho Cucamonga, CA
  • Nationality American
  • Passport American

About / BIO

Daeja is an athletic center that has great speed, strength and mobility with a commanding presence in the paint. She was on the Lisa Leslie Award Watch list which recognizes the top centers in the country. She has a wide offensive skill set on the low block, ranging from power finishes, a finesse touch around the rim, and counter moves against bigger defenders. She gets up and down the floor in transition for lay-ins or deep seals. She has great footwork with the ability to get herself open and excels in the pick and roll action. She led the Big West Conference in FG% at 53%, and was second in rebounds at 9 per game. Her presence is also felt on the defensive end with her ability to defend the ball screen and quickly recover. She is a prolific shot blocker from the weakside and the best defensive rebounder in the league. She is the consummate team player that encourages team success above her own. Overall, she finished her career with over 1,000 points, 800 rebounds and 100 blocked shots


2014-2015: CS Fullerton (NCAA): 33 games: 4.0ppg, 4.1rpg
2015-2016: CS Fullerton (NCAA): DNP
2016-2017: CS Fullerton (NCAA, starting five): 25 games: 11.4ppg, 7.1rpg, 1.6bpg, FGP: 48.2%, 3PT: 25.0%, FT: 64.3%
2017-2018: CS Fullerton (NCAA, starting five): 28 games: 12.5ppg, 9.3rpg, 1.1apg, 1.2bpg, FGP: 51.0%, FT: 63.0%
2018-2019: CS Fullerton (NCAA, starting five): 30 games: 13.0ppg, 9.3rpg, 1.1apg, 1.5bpg, FGP: 53.2%, FT: 60.0%
2019-2020: Kronos Agiou Dimitriou WBC (Greece-A1, starting five): 17 games: 6.2ppg, 5.6rpg, 1.1apg, FGP: 45.5%, FT: 70.3%


Daeja Smith Highlights 2019-2020

Daeja Smith Highlights 2018-2019

Daeja Smith Highlights 2018-2019 II

Big West Tournament Semifinals -15
All-Big West Honorable Mention -17
All-Big West 2nd Team -18
All-Big West 1st Team -19


Kronos Ag.Dimitriou vs PAOK 2019-2020

Sporting BC vs Kronos Ag.Dimitriou 2019-2020

Kronos Ag.Dimitriou vs PAS Giannina 2019-2020

Cal State Fullerton vs Cal Poly Mustangs 2018-2019

Hawaii vs Cal State Fullerton 2018-2019

Daeja Smith Playlist