Derrick Jasper begins his third season as a member of the Texas Tech basketball staff. He is serving as the assistant director of video production for the second straight year after working as a graduate assistant manager in 2011-12.
Jaspers duties this season include video exchange, taping workouts and games, breaking down video and organizing the video library, as well as preparing additional videos as needed.
This season, Jasper has taken on the added duty of opponent scouting.
In his first season at Texas Tech, Jasper served as a graduate assistant manager, working with the day-to-day operations of practice preparation and game management.
Jasper came to Texas Tech after a successful collegiate career at Kentucky and UNLV.
Out of Paso Robles (Calif.) High School, Jasper was a Rivals.com four-star recruit and ranked No. 38 nationally.
At Kentucky, he played for both Tubby Smith (2006-07) and Billy Gillispie (2007-08), before transferring to UNLV where he played for Lon Kruger (2009-11).
In his first season with the Wildcats, Jasper started 27 games as a true freshman and led Kentucky to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
As a sophomore, Jasper had to sit out the first 11 games of the season, as he rehabbed his left knee after having microfracture surgery. When he did return, he eventually jumped back into the starting lineup and led Kentucky to the NCAA Tournament again.
Jasper closed out his career at UNLV, where he played for Lon Kruger for two seasons where he as a part of two NCAA Tournament appearances with the Runnin' Rebels.
A passer by trade, Jasper played in 107 career games and had 73 multiple assist games during his career.