Destanni Henderson is an American Professional basketball player who currently plays for the South Carolina Gamecocks. She set an amazing high school record and came out a five-star recruit. The young athlete competes for the US national team and won a gold medal at the 2021 FIBA AmeriCup.
Destanni Mone Henderson was born on February 2, 1999 in Fort Myers, Florida, USA to her parents Joyel James and Derrick Henderson. She started playing basketball at a young age and always dreamed of becoming a basketball player. She is known to have three siblings Jayden, JaZiah and Jada and is known to be a Black Christian.
Destanni received her education from Fort Myers Senior High School, where she was also part of the school basketball team. She later went to South Carolina College, where she joined the college basketball team and is currently pursuing her criminology and justice degree.
Destanni has not revealed any details about her personal life or relationships to media or on her social media, although she is currently believed to be single and is fully focused on her career. Known for leading a private lifestyle, she loves fashion and trying new styles.
Destanni is active on Twitter since 2013 and currently has 10.4K followers on her account. She also has an active Instagram account with 151K followers, where she often posts about her career, brand endorsements, and everyday life experiences.
Destanni Henderson career
Destanni began her basketball career in high school and also played with the Amateur Athletic Union. She was named a Class 7A Second All-State Team and helped her team through the Class 6A State Championship as a sophomore. The following year she recorded an average score of 17.7 points and led the team to win the Class 7a title. In her senior year she managed to win the state championship for the third time in a row.
She had an excellent high school record and was rated a five-star recruit by ESPN. To further her college career, she joined South Carolina University and began playing as a point guard for the South Carolina Gamecocks. She debuted her collegiate career in a game against Alabama State, averaging 5.5 points and 1.4 assists per game.
She was also selected for the Southeast Conference All-Fresh Team. The following year, she maintained her form and led the team to the SEC semifinals. She continued to prove an asset to the team during her junior year, leading the team to the 2021 NCAA Division 1 tournament and being named a first-team All-SEC.
Destanni is also part of the US national team and represented the country at the 2016 FIBA U17 World Championship in Spain. She recently joined the United States senior team at the FIBA Americup in 2021 and led the team to gold. She also runs an apparel brand owned by HP. Most recently, at the 2022 NCAA National Championship, she led the team to victory in the finals against the University of Connecticut and was named an NCAA All-Tournament Team.
Biography of Destanni Henderson
|Real name||Destanni Mone Henderson|
|Date of birth||February 2, 1999|
|Age (as of 2022)||23 years|
|Place of birth||Fort Myers, Fla., USA|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 7” – in centimeters – 170 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 65kg – in pounds – 143 pounds|
|shoe size||9 (USA)|
|eye color||dark brown|
Destanni Henderson Family
|sister||Ja’Ziah Strong, Jada Strong|
|school||Fort Myers High School|
|University||University of South Carolina|
|Who is her boyfriend?||none|
Destanni Henderson Net Worth
Destanni Henderson is currently a college student with no regular income opportunities. She earns a lot from several games and tournaments she has won over the years and also from her clothing business. Her net worth as of 2022 can be estimated at around $700,000.
Facts About Destanni Henderson
- She is often referred to as “boss”.
- She was on the SEC Academic Honor Roll for five semesters in college.
- Her jersey number is 3.
- She grew up at the YMCA playing against male teams.
- During high school, she was twice named All-Area Player of the Year by the news press.