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Lakers News · Basketball Teams Celebrate Senior Night


On Tuesday night February 13th we celebrated the senior class of basketball players for 2018.

Here are the bios for each player:

Wellington Bryant: Wellington was born in Detroit, Michigan and is the son of Wellington and Towanna Bryant. Wellington has been at ATA since the 5th grade and carries a 2.55 gpa. Wellington’s favorite teacher is Ms Rogers and his favorite class is Sociology. On the basketball court, Wellington is known for his silky smooth jump shot. Wellington hopes to play a sport in college and hopes to major in Sports Photography or athletic training.

Alexxis Jenkins: Alexxis was born in Detroit, Michigan and is the daughter of Angela Jenkins. Alexxis has been at ATA since the 3rd grade  and carries a 2.9 GPA. Alexxis’ favorite teacher is Ms. Turgeon and her favorite class is study hall. Alexxis is a four year varsity player and has been instrumental in the building of our program as she has been a part of a program that has had 4 consecutive winning seasons while going 50-25 in that time period. Alexxis plans on attending Central State University where she hopes to Study Physical therapy

Davon Russ-Parnell: Davon was born in Detroit, Michigan and is the son of Irene Russ and James Parnell.  Davon arrived at ATA with his twin brother Javon in the 10th grade and carries a 2.52 GPA. His favorite teachers are Mr. Beverly and Ms. Michalzuk while his favorite class is gym. This is Davon’s first year on the basketball team and he brings speed and energy whenever he enters the game. Davon hopes to major in electrical engineering and plans on attending Detroit Mercy or LSSU.