Cobra Spotlight- Teon Beckett, Men's Basketball

The "Cobra Spotlight" is a weekly highlight of a student-athlete at Coker College. Each week we take a different athlete from a different sport and display some facets to get more familiar with them. This week we take a look at Teon Beckett and Howie Davenport, members of the men's basketball team, as well as Tanesha Stenson and Tiffani Stephens, members of the women's basketball team.

Name: Teon Beckett

Sport: Men’s basketball

Position: Guard

Hometown: Forest City, NC

Year: Senior

Major: Sociology

Why did you choose Coker? I chose Coker because of the immediate connection I had with the coach and teammates on my visit.

What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? My best memory would be the day I agreed to come to Coker.

What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? Hanging out with teammates

Which athletic team would you play on at Coker other than your own? Baseball

Favorite class: Any of my sociology classes.

Favorite professor: Dr. Hyman

Plans after graduation: I would like to play professional basketball.

Favorite movie: Seven Pounds

Favorite type of music: Hip Hop and R&B

Favorite food: Baked macaroni and cheese

Favorite sports team: Miami Heat

Favorite color: Green

Favorite TV show: Law & Order

Most prized possession: My phone

What is something people may not know about you? My real name is Taiquon.

Do you have a nickname? If so, how did you get it? Teon. My sister couldn’t pronounce my real name when we were little, so she started calling me Teon for some odd reason and it stuck.

One word that describes you: Goofy

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