TJ Shorts II
TJ  Shorts II


Tustin, Calif.

High School:
Tustin HS '15

Last College:
Saddleback College

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 160


Human Development


Shorts II shines, Moneke doubles-up at Utah Valley

Junior guard scores 14 consecutive Aggie points en route to career night


Schneider hits game-winner at Pacific

Junior communication major breaks a 58-58 tie in the final seconds with his 18-footer


Strong second half leads to 74-59 road victory

UC Davis outscores Northern Colorado in the second half by 18 points to secure sixth-straight head-to-head win


Aggies host Bethesda in Tuesday's exhibition

This week's free home exhibition is the defending Big West champion's final tune-up for the 2017-18 season


UC Davis basketball conducts first official practice

Countdown to the Aggies' Nov. 13 season opener at Northern Colorado is underway now that the team conducted its first fall workout

SADDLEBACK COLLEGE (2015-17): Averaged a team-high 12.3 points, 3.9 rebounds, 3.5 assists, and 1.5 steals per game for a team that advanced to the CCCAA State Championship... Led by his season-high 21 points in that championship victory, he started all 33 games and scored double figures in 25 of them... Shot .492 overall, .800 at the line, and .543 from three, earning him Orange Empire Conference's Most Valuable Player and All-State First Team accolades.

TUSTIN HS '15: Led the Tillers to three consecutive Empire League championships and semifinal runs at sectionals in two of his last three seasons... Averaged 17 points and 3.5 rebounds per game his senior year, picking up Most Valuable Player, All-CIF Southern Section second team and All-League first team nods... Named Tustin High Varsity Offensive Player of the Year in his final two seasons... Received the school's Scholar-Athlete Award all four years... Regularly named to the Principal's and Superintendent's Honor Rolls.

PERSONAL: Born in Irvine, Calif.... Parents are Darlene and Timothy Shorts... Has one sister, Kawona... Enjoys surfing, something most people don't know about him... Favorite movie is Pursuit of Happyness... Sports hero is Chris Paul... Skydiving and traveling outside of the country are priorities on his bucket list... Chose UC Davis because it felt like the best fit, and for the outstanding opportunity it provided.