Teshaun Hightower is an American college basketball player. He plays college basketball at Tulane University. He transferred to Tulane after playing 2 seasons at the University of Georgia. He made national headlines after he was arrested and charged with murder and possession of a firearm in April 2020.
What is Teshaun Hightower Famous For?
- Tulane University basketball player charged with murder.
Where is Teshaun Hightower From?
Teshaun Hightower was born on 21 November 1998. His birth place is in Lithonia, Georgia in the United States. He holds an American nationality. Information about his parents is not available at present. It will be updated soon. He has a brother named Jeffrey Hightower.
He played high school college at Mt. Zio, Jonesboro, Georgia.
Where did Teshaun Hightower Play College Basketball?
- Teshaun Hightower committed to play college basketball at the University of Georgia.
- He played his freshman and sophomore years at UGA.
- As a freshman, he averaged 3.6 points, 1.4 rebounds, and 1.3 assists per game in 29 games for the Bulldogs.
- As a sophomore, he averaged 6.6 points, 1.9 rebounds, and 1.5 assists per game in 29 games for the Bulldogs.
- He then transferred to Tulane University for his junior year.
- He led the Green Wave averaging 15.9 points and 4.6 rebounds in 30 games in his junior year.
- Teshaun has got himself into serious trouble after he was arrested and charged with the murder of a 24-year-old man, Devante Anthony Long. If convicted, Teshau Hightower’s career is over.
- Following the announcement of his involvement in the murder, Tulane University dismissed Hightower from the college.
- He had earlier posted on social media, “I will be entering my name in the 2020 NBA draft while maintaining college eligibility”.
- He had announced to enter the 2020 NBA Draft.
Teshaun Hightower Murder Charges
The 24-year-old Devante Anthony Long was shot at his apartment complex at 600 Building of Spindletop Way in Stockbridge, Georgia on 8 April 2020. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital. Following the investigation, the Henry County Police Department named Teshaun Hightower, along with 5 others including his brother, Jeffrey as the prime suspect for Long’s murder. The other suspects are Kelvonie Burney, Tyreek Famer, Tobias Gresham, and Antonie Gresham.
Teshaun Hightower was arrested on 25 April 2020 and is being held in the Henry County Jail without bail. has been charged with felony murder, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and battery. If convicted, Hightower would be facing serious prison time.
How Tall is Teshaun Hightower?
Basketball player Teshaun Hightower stands at a height of 1.96 m i.e. 6 feet and 5 inches tall. He has a body weight of 190 lbs i.e. 86 kg. He has an athletic body build. He had dark brown eyes and his hair color is black.
How Much is Teshaun Hightower Worth?
Teshaun Hightower is one of the aspiring basketball players. He is still in his college years. Thus, he has yet to pursue his professional basketball player. He was eyeing to enter the 2021 NBA Draft. However, his latest conviction might affect his career for good.