Is a versatile forward, who is fundamentally sound ... Has a high basketball IQ ... Provides SDSU with height across the front line ... Lets the game come to her.
At Centennial High School
Played at Centennial High School in Corona, Calif., for head coach Martin Woods ... Guided Centennial to a 21-7 record her senior season, averaging 11.8 points, 6.6 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game ... Helped the Huskies to a 20-10 record in 2010-11 as a junior, averaging 10.4 points, seven rebounds, three steals and two blocks per game ... Was a first-team all-league honoree in 2011 and was also tabbed second-team all-CIF ... Selected as an all-Big 8 Conference pick for the Huskies as a sophomore ... Named a 2011 honorable mention girls high school All-American by The Sporting News ... Was the No. 82 ranked forward nationally and received a three-star scouts grade of 85 by ESPN's Hoopgurlz website.
Played for West Coast Premier, which is the same club basketball team that produced current Aztecs Ahjalee Harvey, Kiyana Stamps and Chelsea Hopkins under head coach Brian Crichlow ... The squad won a pair of AAU events in the summer of 2011 and claimed first place at the prestigious 2010 End of the Oregon Trail tournament.
Aleiah Brandon was born Aug. 3, 1994, in Fountain Valley, Calif. ... Daughter of Sharon Brandon and David Brandon, Sr. ... Father played basketball overseas in Hong Kong ... Is interested in majoring in business with a focus in entrepreneurship.