695HOOPS WHERE IT'S ALWAYS ALL ABOUT THE GIRLS
Severn's combo guard Deja Gibson has decided to take her talents to Florida. Ms. Gibson will be playing in Daytona Beach for Bethune Cookman University in the MEAC conference. 695Hoops was able to track down Ms. Gibson during her busy summer for a quick chat about her decision.
695: How old were you when you started playing and how did you get started?
Deja: I first started playing organized basketball in 7th grade, but as a child I always played for fun outside.
695: Where did you grow up?
Deja: I grew up in Bowie,MD.
695: Which AAU teams have you played for?
Deja: Maryland Lady Shooting Stars, Team Unique, and Blue Star Maryland.
695: Which position are you most comfortable playing?
Deja: I'm a combo guard but I prefer to play at the two spot.
695: Who is your favorite player?
Deja: Rudy Gay.
695: What do you need to add to your game for the next level?
Deja: I need to get stronger, quicker, and increase my intensity level.
695: What else do you besides play ball for fun?
Deja: I like going shopping and hanging with my friends.
695: What made you choose Bethune Cookman?
695: I chose Bethune-Cookman because of its history and heritage. Also because of the I love the coaches and teammates showed me and because its by the beach!
695: The beach is always a good selling point. What are you going to major in?
695: Tell me about a funny AAU road trip story...
Deja: I love my AAU team and I remember this like it happened yesterday. It was a few summers ago and we were all in the hotel hallway having fun. In the hallway was Imani Bailey, Mooriah Rowser, Raven Makins, Infiniti Alston, and Domonique Hagins when a man opened the door and a dog came running out chasing Imani out of the hotel. After we found out everything was okay we cried laughing the entire night.
695: Oh my. That is a good one. What was the most memorable moment of your high school career?
Deja: My most memorable part of high school is when I came into Severn School as a sophomore we won a championship.
695: What artists do you listen to before a game?
Deja: 2 Chainz, Drake, MMG, Big Sean , Kanye West, and Jay-z.
695: Thanks and good luck.
Deja: Thank you.
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