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 Dekeiya Cohen 1
Dekeiya Cohen
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Charleston, S.C.

High School:
West Ashley HS

Height:
6-2

Position:
F

Experience:
HS

HIGH SCHOOL...
Was an all-state basketball and volleyball standout at Charleston's (S.C.) West Ashley High School ... Tore right ACL during her senior season of basketball but still earned district Player of the Year honors ... South Carolina Player of the Year as a junior ... Averaged 23.3 points, 11.7 rebounds, 4.9 steals and 2.0 blocks per game for freshman, sophomore, junior and senior years, also played on varsity as an eighth grader ... Won a regional business plan competition for her project, The Catching Prodigy, as part of an entrepreneurship program, advanced to the semifinals of the National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge ... Maintained a GPA above 3.0 throughout high school.

PERSONAL...
Full name is Dekeiya Tyshan Cohen ... Pronounced Duh-KEY-uh COE-wen ... Daughter of Keith and Deborah Cohen of Charleston, S.C. ... Born Feb. 11, 1996, in Charleston, S.C. ... Nickname is Smiley ... Has two older brothers, Tye and KJ ... Chose Baylor because of the "great women's basketball program and the excellent academics" ... Selected Baylor over South Carolina, Louisville, Miami, and Georgia Tech ... Hobbies include shopping, acoustic guitar and playing with her dog ... Undecided on a major ... Planning on playing in the WNBA, helping run a Fortune 500 company and starting her own business.

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