|Hometown:||South Gate, CA|
|High School:||South Gate|
At South Gate: Two-year captain and MVP of basketball team ... Averaged 13 points and 10 rebounds and named WSS All-Star Game MVP as a senior ... Made All-Eastern League first team three times, all-academic team four times, Bell High School Varsity Tournament All-Star team twice ... Winner of several academic honors and awards. Personal: Daughter of Jessie Cortez and Willie Kimball ... Born May 21, 1986 ... Has played the drums since age 7.