|Hometown:||Moreno Valley, Calif.|
|High School:||Perris HS|
UC Santa Barbara
Did not participate.
A two-time all-league player and four-year varsity letterwinner for Marvin Williams' Perris High team, Mason averaged 16 points per game, four rebounds per game, four assists per game and two steals per game as a senior...Was part of four consecutive league champion teams, resulting in CIF appearances from 2005-09...Saw her scoring average rise each season she played for the Panthers, from 10 ppg as a freshman, to 12 as a sophomore and 14 ppg as a junior...Made 35 3-pointers as a senior...Scored 35 points vs. Vista Murrieta as a senior...Enjoyed career-highs of 10 rebounds vs. Hemet High, six assists against Paloma High, six steals vs. Modesto Christian and two blocks against Lake Elsinore High.
Destini Reneé Mason was born on Nov. 18, 1990 in Compton, Calif. to parents Kevin and Lisa Mason...Plans to major in history at UCSB...Goes by the nickname "Des"...Favorite movies are "Love and Basketball" and "The Notebook"...Calls WNBA player Deanna Nolan her favorite athlete...Enjoys hanging out with her friends and family, watching movies, skating and bowling...Favorite TV shows are "The Game" and "The Boondocks"...Most memorable moment came when she nailed a 3-pointer to send a game into overtime which Perris High eventually won...Was also recruited by UTEP, UNLV and Oregon State...Has three siblings - Chase and Tyler, both 13, and Marquel Lee, who is 24...Career aspiration is to play in the WNBA.