"I'm not going to deny who I am. I'm a passionate, emotional person, because every day I am 100 percent committed, invested, in the people I work with and I work for. I will not apologize for that," Fennelly said in April 2016. "But I am not - I am not - the person I've been accused of being."
"I understand and support Jadda's decision to end her playing career," Cyclones coach Bill Fennelly said. "Everyone at Iowa State has supported her during her four years at ISU, and Jadda has been a major part of the success on and off the court of Cyclone women's basketball. We wish her nothing but the best in all she does in life."