HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered three times for head coach Chauncey Moore ... averaged 18.5 points, 11 rebounds, five blocked shots and three assists a game for McKinley High School as a senior ... team captain ... earned second-team Class 4A All-State honors and was selected to play with the East team in the Louisiana High School Coaches Association All-Star game ... led McKinley to the Class 4A District 7 Championship, was the District 7 Most Valuable Player and earned All-District honors ... also earned All-Metro honors ... received the Distinguished Athlete Award from the U.S. Marine Corps and the McKinley High School Alumni Association Scholar Athlete Award ... averaged 13 points, seven rebounds and two blocked shots a game as a junior ... earned honorable mention All-District recognition as a junior.
PERSONAL: Jerome DieuDonne Meyinsse ... born Dec. 18, 1988 in Baton Rouge, La. ... son of Patricia and Joseph Meyinsse ... National Achievement Scholar at McKinley High School and a member of the National Honor Society ... vice president of the senior class ... member of the Science Quiz Bowl Team that earned the first place award in the Science Quiz Bowl competition held by the National Organization of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers in Los Angeles, Calif., in April of 2006 ... participated in the U.S. Department of Energy Science Bowl in Washington, D.C., in April of 2005 ... trumpet section leader for the McKinley High School Band ... Outstanding Bandsman for the McKinley Marching, Jazz and Concert Bands ... earned first chair for the East Baton Rouge School District All Parish Jazz Band in February of 2004 ... member of the Beta Club, Mu Alpha Theta and the Key Club at McKinley ... acolyte at St. Michael's Episcopal Church.
Taylor Back in Familiar SurroundingsWomen's Basketball7/1/16Five years after leaving UVA, Tim Taylor has returned this summer. He's one of the two new assistants on head coach Joanne Boyle's staff.Summer Buildup Begins in EarnestMen's Basketball6/28/16The Virginia men's basketball team, which will travel to Spain in August, held its first practice of the summer Tuesday at JPJ.O'Leary Takes Unusual Path to OlympicsWomen's Rowing6/27/16Meghan O'Leary, who played softball and volleyball at UVA, will represent the United States in rowing at the Olympics this summer.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
Jeff White: Summer Buildup Begins in Earnest
M. Basketball | 6/28/2016
The Cavaliers, who will travel to Spain in August, held their first practice of the summer...
Brogdon Selected by Milwaukee in 2016 NBA Draft
M. Basketball | 6/23/2016
Former Virginia two-time All-American Malcolm Brogdon (Atlanta, Ga.) was selected by the...
Brogdon Named to USA Men’s Select Team
M. Basketball | 6/7/2016
Former Virginia two-time All-American Malcolm Brogdon (Atlanta, Ga.) is one of 25 players chosen ...
Virginia to Host Ohio State in 2016 ACC/Big Ten Challenge
M. Basketball | 5/24/2016
Virginia will host Ohio State in the 18th ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Wednesday, Nov. 30. This year'...
Jeff White: Checking In With Justin Anderson
M. Basketball | 5/18/2016
Former UVA star Justin Anderson, who recently completed his rookie season with the NBA's Mavs,...
Malcolm Brogdon and Leah Smith UVA's Top Athletes
M. Basketball | 5/4/2016
Malcolm Brogdon (men's basketball) and Leah Smith (women's swimming) were honored as Virginia's...
Bennett, Brogdon and Gill Honored by VaSID
M. Basketball | 04/22/2016
Virginia's Tony Bennett, Malcolm Brogdon (Atlanta, Ga.) and Anthony Gill (High Point, N.C.) were ...
Brogdon Adds Senior CLASS First-Team Honor
M. Basketball | 04/01/2016
Virginia's Malcolm Brogdon (Atlanta, Ga.) was named to the 2015-16 Senior CLASS All-America first...
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