Deshawn

Thomas

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Height: 6'9"
Weight: 250lbs.
Class: Junior
City/State: Dentsville, S.C.
High School: A.C. Flora HS
Other College: Florida SouthWestern
Experience: Junior College

Bio

PRIOR TO LSU
Prepped as A.C. Flora HS … Three-time All-Region and All-State and played on the state championship team at the school in 2016 under Coach Joshua Staley … Averaged 16.5 points and 8.5 rebounds, 5 blocks a game in high school … Averaged 6-9 points per game in 2019 in junior college play, while shooting 66.2 percent from the floor (96-145) … Averaged 4.3 rebounds a game … During his freshman season at Florida SouthWestern State, shot 63.1 percent and in two seasons made 137-of-210 field goal attempts … Teammate of Charles Manning, Jr., at Florida SouthWestern, team won the Suncoast Conference championship and finished fifth at the NJCAA Tournament in Hutchinson, Kansas.

PERSONAL
Born on Jan. 21, 1998 … Right handed … Parents are Koffi Thomas and Cassie Crooks … One older brother, Isaiah … Anticipated Major at LSU is undecided … Likes to go to the beach to relax … On choosing LSU, he said “the environment … felt like home” … Favorite food is chicken tenders and ice cream his favorite dessert … Favorite pro basketball players are Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant … Favorite pro athlete outside basketball is former LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham, Jr.

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