Shakira Austin

Shakira Austin


CLASS: 2018



  • Upper Marlboro, MDHometown
  • Riverdale Baptist High School
  • 6-5Height
  • Weight
  • 4Overall Rank
  • 2Position Rank

ESPN Player Evaluations

USJN-July 2017: Ultra-athletic big-forward with skilled interior game; soft touch in the paint, interior footwork, finishes plays vs. contact, face up game in key; defends, swats shots, initiates the fast break; agile in passing lanes, superb in transition; an elite prospect in the class of 2018. (Olson)

Boo Williams Invitational-April 2017: Athletic post prospect attacks rim, draws contact; quick, active in paint; mobile in transition game; developing mid-post faceup game, interior footwork; an elite post prospect in the class of 2018. (Olson)

John Lucas Elite 160-September 2016: Explosively athletic interior performer with superior quickness, length and mobility; hands that catch and finish in traffic; quick-leaper, shot blocker; developing offensive arsenal with inside-outside skills; emerges as an elite post prospect in the class of 2018. (Olson)

Nike Nationals-July 2016: Ultra-athletic interior prospect with next level possibilities; quick-leaper, active on glass, rebounds and initiates fast break; shot blocker, defends key; superb in transition game; emerging offensive game yields to high ceiling potential. (Olson)

Boo Williams Top-64-June 2014: Long and agile low-post performer with shot blocking presence in key; superb in uptempo, catches and finishes in traffic; active on glass, agile, defends out of area; off-the-charts potential. (Olson)


member McDonald's All-American Team in 2018.

VHSL 1st-team 6A All-State in 2017.

VHSCA 2nd-team 6A All-State in 2016.

1st-team Group 3A All-State in 2015.