UCLA — Jacques is one of several youngsters competing for playing time in the receiver rotation … Made strides the latter part of Spring Practice but must keep improving his consistency … He is able to use his speed to great advantage and will gain more experience as his skills develop.
2002 — Did not appear in a game … Showed steady progress as a wide receiver in practices.
2001 — Did not appear in a game in his first year in the program and has three seasons of eligibility remaining.
HIGH SCHOOL — Played wide receiver for coach George Neos at Palisades High in Pacific Palisades, CA … PrepStar All-American (No. 4 ‘athlete’ in West) … SuperPrep All-Far West/California (No. 77 prospect) … Rated nation’s No. 74 wide receiver by Rivals.com … Accounted for almost 2,500 yards in total offense as a senior … Had 1,460 receiving yards (26-yard average) and 16 receiving touchdowns and rushed for over 1,000 yards and 16 more touchdowns in 11 games (8-3 record) … Pre-season SuperPrep All-Far West (No. 36 prospect) … In 1999, he accounted for over 1,300 yards rushing and receiving and 15 touchdowns … Also ran on the track team for coach Price … Had a best in the 100 meters of 10.6.
PERSONAL — Full Name: Jacques N. Lazarus … Born: March 6, 1982 in New York … Parent: Veronica Lazarus … Has one brother, Matthew … Lists NFL star Randy Moss, NBA star Allen Iverson and former boxing champ Muhammad Ali as the athletes he most admires … Hobbies include drawing, painting and having fun … Art is his favorite class … Mom also attended UCLA … Earned spot on the Director’s Honor Roll in Winter 2002 (3.22) … Business-Economics major.