Spent the summer playing with England’s junior national team, which should enable her to keep up with the college pace from the get-go … Deng is extremely dedicated and will learn fast and progress well because of it.
Before Maryland Deng is a graduate of Blair Academy in Blairsville, N.J. … a member of England’s junior national team, she averaged 12.6 ppg, 14.0 rpg, 3.3 apg and 1.3 spg her junior year and 16.5 ppg her senior year for a team that finished 16-6 … she was a first-team all-prep selection in 2000-01 … a four-year letterwinner, she was also a member of the New Jersey Demons.
Personal Full name is Arek Ajou Deng … the daughter of Martha and Aldo Ajou Deng she has four brothers: Deng (24), Ajou (22) Aknie (20) and Luol (16) … she also has four sisters: Ayak (32), Akon (28), Abuk (23) and Chier (14) … born in Sudan on January 13, 1983 ... she was part of the Blair International Awareness Club, Blue and White Key, and the Senior Class Council … … chose Maryland for several reasons: the beautiful campus, great academics, great location, as well as a great and fun team with very hard workers … brother Ajou played basketball at Connecticut before transferring to Fairfield … letters and sciences major.
Q: What is your favorite movie/television show? A:?Friends and Who’s Line is it Anyway?
Q:?What is your favorite food? A:?Bananas
Q: What is your favorite book? A:?The Statement
Q:?Where is your favorite place to go on vacation? A:?Portugal
Q:?Why did you come to Maryland? A:?I loved the chemistry of the team and the academics are great too.
Q: Which teammate of yours inspires you and why? A:?Jamecca, very hardworking and very kind-hearted person.
Q:?If you could switch places for one day with one person, who would it be? A:?My mother