Valentino Thompson – 0
Major: Criminal Justice
High School: Monmouth Regional
Hometown: Tinton Falls, N.J.
Prior to Wilmington University: One year at Brookdale Community College as point guard – helped team to a 33-1 record and NJCAA National and Regional Championships – received First Team NJCAA All-American honors – First Team All-National Tournament Team –First Team All-Region award – NJCAA Region 19 Player of the Year – NJCAA Division III National Player of the Year – Dean’s List
High School: Monmouth Regional High School point guard – lead the team to a 23-4 record with a Group 3 Championship – Received Second Team All shore honors in 2010 – Broke record for most points (1,244) – Broke record for most steals (350)
Personal: Valentino C. Thompson – Son of Cheryl Person – Has one older sibling, Challisa Royster – Majoring in Criminal Justice at Wilmington University – aspirations to be in the FBI or a state trooper – From Tinton Falls, N.J. – Enjoys pool and playing paint ball – favorite cartoon character is Spongebob Squarepants – favorite professional sports team is the Miami Heat