July 25, 2013
Throughout the month of July, AuburnTigers.com will profile each of the eight new Auburn women's basketball players. Join us today as we get to know freshman guard Keonna Farmer.
Center Point High School
6-1 | Guard
Averaged 15 points, eight rebounds and 3.5 steals as a senior... Ranked as a four-star and the 29th best wing prospect by ESPN Hoopgurlz... Ranked 98th in the country by Blue Star Basketball... Averaged 18 points, 8.2 rebounds and 4.0 steals per game her junior year... Was given the House of Hoops by Foot Locker Nike Gamechanger Award for academics and community service... Was named to the AHSAA Junior North and South All-Star Team... Named to First Team All-State, First Team All-Metro her sophomore and junior years... Also named Northeast Player of the Year her junior season by the Alabama Sports Writers Association... Helped lead Center Point to the Final Four of the State 5A Tournament ... Won the 2011 5A State Championship for Erwin High School (renamed Center Point)... It was the school's first ever state championship and first ever girls basketball championship for the Jefferson County School System... For her efforts, she was named to the 5A State All-Tournament team her sophomore and junior years... Coached by Ulysses Haynes at Center Point... Played for the Alabama Roadrunners AAU team in Birmingham.
Full name is Keonna Simone Farmer... Was named to the National Honor Society junior and senior years and Business Tech National Honor Society her senior year... Daughter of Kelly and Leonard Farmer... Has two siblings: sister Brandyn Williams and brother Tommie Farmer... Majoring in Business and Marketing Education.