Shawanda Stokes
Shawanda Stokes
Height: 5-1
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Okatie, S.C.
Position: Sprints
Major: Nursing
Last School: Bluffton

High School: Earned two letters in basketball and four letters in track at Bluffton High School … Posted a mark of 17-2 in the long jump … Named MVP for track during her senior year …  A three-time All-Region Champion in the long jump … Earned her basketball team’s best defense award … Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Born Nov. 13, 1992 … Daughter of Daniel and Laune Stokes … Majoring in nursing … has two older brothers, Daniel and Cedric and one older sister, Shirley … Enjoys handing out with friends, shopping and dancing … Her brother was on the track and field team at Coastal Carolina … Lists chicken alfredo as her favorite food … Claims “Enough” is her favorite movie and “Bad Girls Club” is her favorite TV show … Names Morris Chesnut as her favorite actor and Trey Songs as her favorite musical artist … Says fall is her favorite season … Most admires her mother, who has passed away … Her dream job is to become a nurse … Her favorite quote is, “Do what you have to do now, so you can do what you want to do later.”