Diamond DeShields Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Diamond DeShields Quick Info
Height 6 ft 1 in
Weight 72 kg
Date of Birth March 5, 1995
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Eye Color Dark Brown

Diamond DeShields is an American professional women’s basketball player who has played for the Chicago Sky of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) after she was drafted with the 3rd overall pick in the 2018 WNBA draft.

Born Name

Diamond Danae-Aziza DeShields

Nick Name

Diamond

Diamond DeShields pictured during a game against the Minnesota Lynx in August 2019
Diamond DeShields pictured during a game against the Minnesota Lynx in August 2019 (Lorie Shaull / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Diamond DeShields studied at Norcross High School in Norcross, Georgia and played for the school’s basketball team, where she was a part of 3 state champions and averaged 26 points per game in her senior year. She then attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and played guard for the North Carolina Tar Heels women’s basketball team.

Afterward, she transferred to the University of Tennessee and had to sit out for the following season. However, she then played for the Tennessee Lady Volunteers basketball team for 2 years.

Occupation

Professional Basketball Player

Family

  • Father – Delino DeShields (Former Professional Baseball Second Baseman, Coach, Co-founder of the Urban Baseball League)
  • Mother – Tisha DeShields (Was named an All-American heptathlete while attending Tennessee)
  • Sibling – Delino DeShields Jr. (Older Brother) (Professional Baseball Center Fielder who has played for the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball (MLB))
  • Others – D’Angelo DeShields (Paternal Half-Brother), Denim DeShields (Paternal Half-Sister), Delaney DeShields (Paternal Half-Sister)

Manager

Diamond DeShields is managed by AdviseSportsEnt.

Position

Shooting Guard

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm (Listed Height)

Weight

72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Tall stature
  • Dimpled smile

Diamond DeShields Facts

  1. During her time at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she succeeded in setting an Atlantic Coast Conference record for points scored by a freshman with 648.
  2. She was chosen to the All-Southeastern Conference’s first team in the 2016-17 season and also led the Lady Vols with 17.4 points per game.
  3. Diamond DeShields was named a WNBA All-Star in 2019.
  4. Her brother Delino tested positive for COVID-19 on July 3, 2020.

Featured Image by Lorie Shaull / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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