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Terrence Shannon Jr. Bio, Age, Height, Career, Net Worth, Family & More



Terrence Shannon Jr

. is an American college basketball player who plays for the Illinois Fighting Illini of the Big Ten Conference

Terrence Shannon Jr. Biography

Born on July 30, 2000, Shannon was interested in basketball from a young age and attended Lincoln Park High School in Chicago. After not receiving any NCAA Division I basketball scholarship offers, he reclassified to the 2019 class and moved to IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. He was a four-star recruit and initially committed to DePaul before switching to Texas Tech.

Shannon's college career began with a season-high 24 points and eight rebounds in a 65-60 overtime loss to DePaul. He averaged 9.8 points and 4.1 rebounds per game as a freshman and earned Third Team All-Big 12 honors as a sophomore. In 2021, he declared for the 2021 NBA draft while maintaining college eligibility. He returned to Texas Tech but was suspended indefinitely due to an eligibility review.

In 2022, he committed to Illinois and played in the NBA draft combine. He withdrew from the draft and returned to Illinois for a second season and his fifth overall season.

Terrence Shannon Jr. Nationality

Shannon was born in Chicago, Illinois in the United States of America. He is an American.

Terrence Shannon Jr. Age

Shannon was born on July 30, 2000, hence he is currently 23 years of age.

Terrence Shannon Jr. Net Worth

Shannon has a net worth estimated to be about $200,000 as of 2023. He is believed to have garnered his impressive net worth from his bonuses earned as a guard for the Illinois Fighting Illini of the Big Ten Conference.

Terrence Shannon Jr. Height and Weight

Shannon stands at a height of 6ft 6 inches and weighs 102kg or 225 lb.

Terrence Shannon Jr. Career

Shannon, a talented basketball player, began her career at Lincoln Park High School in Chicago and later moved to IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. He was a four-star prospect who committed to Texas Tech after initially considering DePaul. Despite offers from DePaul, Florida State, Georgetown, and Illinois, Shannon chose to join the Red Raiders.

In December 2019, Shannon scored a season-high 24 points and eight rebounds, earning him a spot on the Big 12 All-Freshman Team. He was added to the watch list for the Julius Erving Award and named to the Third Team All-Big 12 as a sophomore.

Shannon was announced for the 2021 NBA draft but returned to Texas Tech. His eligibility was reviewed and he was placed on indefinite leave. He returned to the field after three games and averaged 10.4 points, 2.6 rebounds, and 0.8 steals per game as a junior.

Shannon made his Illinois commitment in April 2022 and participated in the NBA draft combine following his freshman year. He filed for the 2023 NBA draft but decided not to enter and spent his second and last season at Illinois.

On December 27, 2023, Shannon was taken into custody on charges of rape, having sex without consent, and using force. He was also charged with sexual battery on another occasion, claiming he inappropriately handled a teenager. The team suspended Shannon after he posted bail the next day.

Terrence Shannon Jr. Family and Siblings

Shannon was born to Terrence Shannon Sr. and Treanette Redding. He has siblings but we have no details about their names at the moment.

Terrence Shannon Jr. Girlfriend

As of the time of filing this report, we have no information regarding Shannon's relationship status.

Terrence Shannon Jr. Children

He has no children at the moment.



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