Shakirah Thompson
Shakirah Thompson
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
High School: Langston Hughes HS
Events: Women's Sprints

HIGH SCHOOL: Letter recipient in basketball, cross country, and track at Langston Hughes High School in Fairburn, Ga. ... named most improved player, best student-athlete, and earned the coach's award on the basketball team.

PERSONAL: Born on February 21, 1999... from Fairburn, Ga. ... graduated from Langston Hughes High School, where she made the Honor Roll all four years... spent time volunteering for the Special Olympics at her high school... cousin of former NC State basketball standout and former NBA player David Thompson... daughter of Tondria and Eddie Thompson... majoring in business.