Destanie Yarbrough
Destanie  Yarbrough

Fresno, Calif.

High School:
Long Beach State

Last College:
Long Beach State

Long Beach State: Competed two-years for the 49ers in the Big West Conference.

Prior to Fresno State: Four-year track and field varsity athlete...her personal best in the shot put of 44-7.5 and discus at 137-0 are also the Clovis East HS records...was named her team MVP in 2007...also named to the Fresno "All-Star" team for track in 2007...qualified for the National Junior Olympics in 2007 and placed 4th...lettered in basketball for four years...named most valuable defensive player.

Personal: Born July 12, 1990 in Fresno, Calif....parents are Stanley Yarbrough Sr. and Regina R. Brown...has four older brothers, Leon and Anthony Thomas, Stanley Yarbrough Jr. and Ryan Yarbrough...lists her interests as basketball, football, video games, movies, relaxing and music...favorite athlete is Wilma Rudolph because she overcame great struggle with polio and became a start in track and field and as a role model...most admires all her former Clovis East HS teachers because they pushed her to do her best in everything...chose Fresno State because it has a top Criminology program and coach Lisa Misepeka.

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