Bobbitt: 5'2" Giant Handling the Odds
Being the third youngest of eight children, Bobbitt accepted the heroic challenge of making a better life for herself and her family. Faced with life changing obstacles that could have broken any human being physically and emotionally, she became a successful African American female who shot up from rough surroundings in New York City. Her passion and love for the hand of basketball has helped her mature into a talented player and leader. After overcoming critics, doubters and non-supporters, Bobbitt showed that pressure continues to make diamonds and that dreams are worth chasing.
Shannon, a 5-foot-2 lady giant with a heart the size of the Grand Canyon is a two-time New York City state champion, junior college All-American, Player of Year and Hall of Famer, a two-time NCAA national Champion at University of Tennessee and was selected 15th in the 2008 WNBA draft. Her story is meant to inspire all the people in the world.