TJ Shorts II
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TJ  Shorts II

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Tustin, Calif.

High School:
Tustin HS '15

Last College:
Saddleback College

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 160

Position:
G

Major:
Communication


01/17/2018

Schneider, John lead Aggies to 17th straight home victory

Including TJ Shorts II’s seven assists, junior trio posts career highs vs. Long Beach State

01/11/2018

Clutch plays lead to 10-point victory on ESPN3

UC Davis ends Thursday's nationwide broadcast on a 17-8 run; Saturday's ESPN3 game will feature league's last two teams with an undefeated Big West record

01/04/2018

Aggies' 'D' leads to 64-53 victory in Big West opener

UC Davis forces seven turnovers, prevents Anteaters from recording a field goal for more than eight minutes during its 15-1 scoring run

12/30/2017

Aggies cruise to an 89-62 win in final league tune-up

UC Davis head coach Jim Les collects his 250th career victory, team extends home win streak to 15

12/24/2017

TJ Shorts II nabs All-Tournament honors

Junior communication major named to the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic's list of top performers

12/19/2017

UC Davis vs. Nevada (USATSI)

Photos from UC Davis men's basketball vs. Nevada - Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017

11/26/2017

UC Davis Men's Basketball at Washington

Images from the UC Davis game at Washington

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.