Destanni Henderson Biography

Destanni Henderson is an American basketball player currently playing for Indiana Fever in the WNBA. After a glorious school career with South Carolina Gamecocks, she made her entry into the professional scene. She set an amazing high school record and came out as a five-star recruit. The young athlete is currently competing at the college basketball level and is also part of the US national team.

Early Life

Destanni Henderson was born on 2nd February 1999 in Fort Myers, Florida, the USA to her parents Joyel James and Derrick Henderson. She started playing basketball at a young age and always dreamt of becoming a basketball player. She is known to have three siblings, Jayden, JaZiah, and Jada, and is known to be a black Christian. Destanni completed her education at Fort Myers Senior High School where she was also part of the school basketball team. She later went on to join South Carolina College where she joined the college basketball team and is currently pursuing her degree in Criminology and justice.

Destanni Henderson Career

Destanni started her basketball career in high school and also played at the Amateur Athletic Union. She was named Class 7A all-state second team and as a sophomore, she helped her team through the class 6A state championship. The following year, she recorded an average score of 17.7 points and led the team to win the Class 7a title. In her senior year, she managed to secure a third consecutive win at the state championship. She recorded an excellent high school record and was ranked as a five-star recruit by ESPN. To further her college career, she joined South Carolina University and started playing as the point guard for South Carolina Gamecocks. She debut her college career in a match against Alabama state and recorded an average of 5.5 points and 1.4 assists per game.

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She was also selected for the southeastern conference all-freshman team. The following year, she maintained her form and led the team to the SEC semifinals. In her junior year as well, she proved to be an asset to the team and led the team to the 2021 NCAA Division 1 tournament and was named first-team all-SEC. She is also a part of the US national team and represented the country in the 2016 FIBA under 17world championship in Spain also recently in 2021 she joined the US senior national team at FIBA Americup and led the team to win gold. She also runs a clothing apparel brand clothing by HP. Recently, at the 2022 NCAA National championship, she led the team to win the finals against the University of Connecticut and was named NCAA All-Tournament team.

Destanni Henderson Biography

Real Name Destanni Mone Henderson
Birth Date 2 February 1999
Age (as of 2022) 23 Years
Birth Place Fort Myers, Florida, United States
Nationality American
Profession Basketball Player
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Aquarius

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 65 kg  –  in Pounds –  143 lbs
Shoe Size 9 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Athletic


Father Derrick Henderson
Mother Joyel James
Sister Ja’Ziah Strong, Jada Strong
Brother Jayden Strong


School Fort Myers High School
College University of South Carolina

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Who is her boyfriend? None
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Personal Life

Destanni has not shared any details about her personal life or relationships with media or on her social media although she is currently believed to be single and is completely focused on her career. She is known to lead a private lifestyle and loves fashion and trying out new styles. Destanni has been active on Twitter since 2013 and currently has 10.4k followers on her handle. She also has an active Instagram account with 127k followers where she often posts about her career, brand endorsements, and her daily life experiences.

Destanni Henderson Net Worth

Destanni Henderson is currently still a college student and thus does not have any regular means of earning income. She earns loads through several matches and tournaments she has won over the years and also through her clothing business. Her net worth as of 2022 can be estimated to be around $700k.


  • She is often referred to as “boss”
  • She was on the SEC Academic Honor roll consecutively for five semesters at college.
  • Her jersey number is 3.
  • Destanni grew up playing against male teams at YMCA.
  • She received the news-press all-area player of the year award twice during high school.

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