Who Are Terrence Shannon Jr.’s Parents? Family, Girlfriend & Arrest On Rape Charges

Terrence Shannon Jr., a college basketball player was arrested on rape charges in December 2023 which he denies

Amid serious allegations of sexual misconduct, Terrence Shannon Jr.’s parents, Terrence Sr. and Treanette Redding, stay strong by his side, awaiting justice.

The Illinois Fighting Illini alum was all about the NBA prospect talks until the charges of rape against him came in December 2023. Even if the basketball star has not pled guilty or convicted yet, it raised a question mark on the future of his athletic career.

Shannon Jr. proved his worth with incredible basketball skills; his athleticism trait is genetics from his dad.

He excelled through high school and played collegiate basketball at the Texas Tech Red Raiders before his transfer to Illinois.

What Is The Age And Height Of Terrence Shannon Jr.?

Born on July 30, 2000, in Chicago, Illinois, Terrence Edwaard Shannon Jr. is 23 years old as of 2024.

The brown-eyed player with black braided hair has a height of 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 m) and weighs 102 Kg (205 lbs).

He is an alumnus of Lincoln Park High School, where he averaged 15 points, 7.5 rebounds, and 2.7 assists in his senior year.

Then, he enrolled at Texas Tech (2019-22) and played in 83 games totaling 915 points, 223 rebounds, 120 assists, and 80 steals.

Terrence Jr. had declared for the 2023 NBA draft but returned to college. In 2023, he transferred to Illinois Fighting Illini; the pundits projected him as a potential pick in the 2024 NBA Draft.

Terrence Shannon Jr.’s Parents: Terrence Sr. & Treanette Redding

The American collegiate basketball player is the son of Terrence Shannon Sr., and his former spouse, Treanette Redding. His parents separated & have moved on with their relationship.

However, despite their difference, the two co-worked to raise their son & ensure his athletic career.

Terrence Jr.’s father, Terrence Sr., born on December 16, 1979, is a former basketball small forward. He attended training camp with the Detroit Pistons in 2004.

According to Basketball.RealGM, the 6 feet 8 inches (2.03 m) tall & 205 lbs heavy former player spent more than two decades overseas. He played across many clubs in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Argentina, and Venezuela.

Lastly, he played in the Liga Sudamericana club Piratas de Los Lagos in the 2019-20 season.

American basketball player Terrence Shannon Jr. and his father
American basketball player Terrence Shannon Jr. and his father | Source: Facebook

Currently, Shannon Sr, who is 44, serves as a coach at SCS Academy in Melbourne, Florida.

Moreover, according to his Instagram handle (@terrenceshannonsr), he is a skills trainer/coach at FastFenom Basketball Training.

On the other, nothing much on the professional venture of Terrence Jr.’s mom, Treanette, is out. She was born on January 6, 1980, which makes her 44 years old in 2024.

She is also active on Instagram with the username @mstrea5. The basketball player shared his mother’s picture on Mother’s Day in May 2023.

Father Lives With His New Spouse

After separating from his mother, the basketball star’s father, Terrence Shannon Sr., got into a relationship with KLani Lamug.

They’ve been together since April 2003; he shared a picture with his partner on Instagram on their 20th anniversary in 2023, & wrote a heartfelt caption.

According to Lamug’s Facebook profile, she is a 2011 graduate of the University of Central Florida with a degree in business management/finance. She’s been working at Health First Business Center since 2013.

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Shannon Jr. Has Seven Siblings Including Half-Siblings

The former Texas Tech Red Raiders player has a large family- which expands to seven siblings. Among them, six are half-siblings from his parents’ respective relationships.

Shannon Jr. and his younger sister, Taylor Shannon (the second-oldest), are the only children from their parents’ union. She was born on October 25, 2002, and is currently 21 now.

Taylor graduated from Lincoln Park High School in 2020 and enrolled at Columbia College Chicago (class of 2025).

From his father’s side, Shannon Jr. has three half-siblings: a sister, Kaileiah (b. August 14, 2004) & two brothers, who have their father’s namesake. They are Terrence II (b. December 7, 2006) and Terrence III (b. April 27, 2011).

Shannon Jr. with his dad, sister, Taylor, and half-siblings, Kaileiah, Tman and Tk Shannon
Shannon Jr. with his dad, sister, Taylor, and half-siblings, Kaileiah, Tman, and Tk Shannon | Source: Instagram

His younger half-sister, Kaileiah, graduated from Rockledge High School in 2022, and studies at the University Of Central Florida.

On the other, his brother Terrence II who also goes by “Tman” is in the Rockledge High varsity basketball team (class of 2025). The Fighting Illini attendant’s youngest brother Terrence III aka TK Shannon plays basketball at Viera Charter School (class of 2029).

From his mother’s side, Terrence Jr. has three younger half-sisters who are all schoolers but details on them are not out.

Does Terrence Jr. Have A Girlfriend?

No, it seems the collegiate basketball player doesn’t have a publicly disclosed girlfriend at the moment. So far, there’ve been no reports of his dating story.

On his Instagram, Terrence Jr. shares posts about his games and family. Even if the lack of substantial evidence about his relationship alleges that he may be single at the moment, some are not buying it.

Some claim that the NCAA small forward is keeping his dating profile low-key. Whatever it may be, it won’t be long before the truth comes out.

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Why Was Terrence Shannon Jr. Arrested? Is He Going To Jail?

The Chicago, Illinois native saw an arrest warrant issued on December 27, 2023, by the Douglas County (Kansas) District Attorney, on the charge of rape.

A day later, he reportedly turned himself into the police and was arrested in Lawrence, Kansas. Terrence Jr. posted a bail of $50,000, shortly after being in custody.

According to the complaint, the case dates to September 9, 2023, when he traveled to Lawrence to attend the Illinois-Kansas football game, where the alleged sexual misconduct took place.

Terrence Shannon Jr. was arrested on the charge of rape in Dec 2023
Terrence Shannon Jr. was arrested on the charge of rape in Dec 2023 | Source: 247 Sports

He is charged with sexual battery, sexual intercourse without consent and use of force, and unlawful touching of a teen (born in 2005). However, the identity of the victim is not out.

Due to his legal issue, the University suspended him from the Illini men’s basketball team.

The basketball player’s attorney stated that his client was innocent & had cooperated with law enforcement throughout the investigation since September before the warrant came out.

Also, he added that to prove his innocence Shannon Jr. intended to take his case to trial.

Further updates on the case are not out. However, it’s evident that if convicted, then the collegiate basketball star could see a sentence of a minimum of 147 months, i.e. 12 years (maximum 653 months, i.e. 54 years) and/or a fine of up to $300,000.

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