Desi Sills Biography

Desi Sills is 25 years old young adult who is committed to college basketball. He was the only Razorback to play all 98 of Arkansas’ games the last three years. Additionally, he made the Department’s Honor Roll (GPA between 3.0-3.49) for Fall 2020. He was named to the 2021 SEC Winter Honor Roll.

Early Life

Desi Sills, in full, Desi De’Auntra Arnaz Sills was born Dec. 29, 1998, in Jonesboro, Ark. He is the Son of Desi and Shawna Neal Henry. He has four siblings, including two brothers (Travon Neal and Quaavon) and two sisters (C’cchae and Devonce). Desi played with the Arkansas Hawks AAU team, alongside Isaiah Joe and Ethan Henderson. He earned a bachelor’s degree in recreation and sports management from Arkansas State in July 2022. Recently, he has been working towards a master’s degree in conflict analysis and trauma studies.

Desi Sills Career

High School

247Sports and ESPN rated him as the No. 3 player in the state of Arkansas. He achieved the ranking of a consensus top-50 pick among the nation’s top point guards. At Jonesboro High School in Jonesboro, Ark., he played three seasons and contributed to the Hurricanes’ overall record of 82-8. He played a crucial role in the team’s three consecutive trips to the Final Four of the Class 6A State Championships, including winning back-to-back championships in 2017 and 2018.

As a senior in 2017-18, he earned a spot on the USA Today All-Arkansas First Team while he was in high school. Additionally, he was selected twice for the First Team Class 6A in 2017 and 2018. In the senior year of 2017-18, he helped Jonesboro win the state championship and achieve a record of 26-5 by maintaining a career-high average of 20 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 2.5 assists.

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As a junior in 2016-17, he achieved another record-breaking average of 15.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 2.0 assists, leading Jonesboro to a perfect 32-0 record and the state championship. Wes Swift coached him during this undefeated season, which was the first since 1954.

Freshman Season (2018 – 19)

In 2018-19, he actively participated in all 34 games, starting in 8 of them. The Razorbacks had a record of 18-16, with an 8-10 mark in SEC play, and made it to the NIT Second Round. He achieved a season-high of 3 steals against Ole Miss (3/2/19). Desi played in all 18 SEC games, starting in 5 of them, and maintained an average of 5.1 points on 40.6 percent (28-of-69) shooting, including 46.9 percent (15-of-32) from 3-point range, in conference play with 1.1 rebounds, 1.5 assists, and 0.5 steals in 16.7 minutes per game. He was able to connect on 70.0 percent (21-of-30) from the free throw line and scored in double figures in 4 games in SEC play. Mike Anderson was his coach.

Sophomore Season (2019 – 20)

In 2019-20, he played in all 32 games and started 24 games. The Razorbacks had a 20-12 record, with a 9-11 mark in SEC play, before the COVID-19 pandemic cut the season short. He ranked fourth on the team in scoring (10.6 ppg.), field goals (117), and minutes (31.2 mpg.). He scored in double figures in 10 games in SEC play and was coached by Eric Musselman.

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Junior Season (2020 – 21)

In 2020-21, he played in all 32 games and started in 15 games. The Razorbacks, coached by Eric Musselman, achieved a 25-7 record, with a 13-4 record in SEC play, and made it to the Elite Eight. He scored in double digits in nine out of 10 games during the first 15 games of the season, averaging 12 points on 46.2 percent shooting (61-of-132). Additionally, he scored in double figures in four SEC games.

Senior Season (2021 – 22)

In the 2021-22 season, the player started in 27 out of 29 games and participated in all of them. The Red Wolves achieved their highest win total in five seasons, with a record of 18-11, thanks in part to his efforts. He also scored in double figures 9 times in Sun Belt Conference play, with a single 20-point game. He led the conference in steals per game with 1.9 and ranked 13th in assists with 2.9 per game and 19th in scoring with 11.7 points per game. Mike Balado was his coach.

Desi Sills Biography

Real Name Desi De’Auntra Arnaz Sills
Birth Date 29 December 1998
Age (as of 2023) 24 Years
Birth Place Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States
Profession Basketball player
College University of Arkansas
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 2” – in Centimeters – 187 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 90 kg  –  in Pounds –  200 lbs
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black

Family

Father
Mother Shawna Neal Henry
Sister C’cchae, Devonce
Brother Travon Neal, Quaavon

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Who is his girlfriend? None
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Personal Life

Desi Sills, the 25 years old young basketball enthusiast, is focusing on his basketball career, right now. He has not hinted at past love affairs or the presence of any girlfriend in his life. Also, seeing his social media profile, it feels as if he is committed to single and enjoyable life only.

Social Media

Desi Sills is available on Instagram with the handle name – desisills3 (and an official blue tick) and is also available with various posts at #lgm4life. He has tattooed his upper body including the chest area and both arms. Showing off the same, he posted a series of pictures on 17th May 2022, with the caption- “Rockstar lifestyle tatted like a rapper. 💯 #lgm4life.” He is also available on Twitter (joined- in August 2017) with the handle name – @luckylefty3_. On his Twitter account, he has got 129 followers as of 19th March 2023. He is also available on LinkedIn but hardly stays active there.

Desi Sills Net Worth

Desi Sills is recently committed to collegiate games and is pursuing his high educational degree. Surely, he might be getting honors, awards, cash prizes, or sponsorships. So, we assume his net worth is nearly $2 million, as of March 2023.

Trivia

  • He earned the honor of being named the 2020-21 Preseason All-SEC Team.
  • He is the honorable achiever of the 2019 Collegiate Hoops Roadshow All-Tournament and 2021 SEC Winter Honor Roll.

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