High School: Davionna Holmes comes to the Cardinals from East St. Louis High School where she played for Iletha Suggs. She earned First Team All-Southwestern Conference honors as a senior. Playing her club ball with H2 St. Louis for Coach DeShea McBride, she credits Geoffrey Davis for giving her the opportunity to play for H2. Holmes was also selected for USA Volleyball's Girl's Youth Continental team. An excellent basketball player as well, she averaged 14.4 points and 4.4 rebounds per game for East St. Louis where as a center, she was among her conference leaders in three-point shooting.
Personal: She is the daughter of Donnita Holmes. Born July 24, 1994. She plans on majoring in English.
Favorites: Athlete: LeBron James, Hobbies: Reading and writing; Movie: Romeo Must Die; TV Show: The Game; Musical Group: YMCMB; Food: Pizza; Class: Mass communications; Book: White Lines; Professional team: Miami Heat; Movie Quote: "It's Friday, you ain't got no job and you ain't got nothing to do." Sportscaster: Charles Barkley; Words that describe her: Charismatic, tall, shy, intelligent, determined; Best advice:Leave it all on the court.; Her post college amibition: Be an Olympian; become a writer; What impresses her about Coach Kordes: Her dedication and passion for the sport; Would like to meet: Gabrielle Union; She chose U of L because it felt like home; Her favorite place to visit: Atlanta; Person with the biggest influence on her athletic career: Her mom.