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 Theresa Jackson-Henderson, a member of the women's basketball team.
Name: Theresa Jackson-Henderson
Sport: Women’s basketball
Hometown: Staten Island, NY
Year: Graduate student
Major: College athletic administration
Why did you choose Coker? Great environment, friendly people, and just a different setting then what I was used to during my undergrad
What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? Hanging out with my teammates/friends
Favorite class: Compliance (PE 525)
Favorite professor: Katie Flaherty
Plans after graduation: Going back to New York and looking for a job in at a local high school. Possibly coaching basketball too
Favorite movie: Moonwalker and about every other movie that I watch 50 million times.
Favorite type of music: I have an eclectic taste so as long as it makes me dance and move I can dig it!
Favorite food: Anything SPICY!
Favorite professional sports team: Don’t really have one, but the U.S. curling team during the Winter Olympics is intriguing
Favorite color: Blue
Favorite TV show: Catfish and American Horror Story: Asylum
Most prized possession: Anything in my possession that deals with Michael Jackson (posters, video games, CDs). I’m a huge fan so I safeguard those things.
What is something people may not know about you? Before I got into basketball, I was into playing musical instruments. I played a total of 13 instruments when I was younger.