Terrence Shannon Jr Girlfriend: Is He Dating Anyone? Charges And Suspension Details

Terrence Shannon Jr

Terrence Shannon Jr. doesn’t seem to have a girlfriend. The Illinois basketball standout has kept his dating life private. Terrence, who is 6’6, attended Texas Tech for three years before transferring to Illinois for his final year. Shannon played 83 games at Texas Tech, with 915 points, 223 rebounds, 120 assists, and 80 steals.

Last season, the Chicago native lit up Illinois, leading the team with 17.2 points per game and earning unanimous selection to the preseason all-Big Ten team. However, when rape charges arose against him on Wednesday, his promising basketball career might take a turn for the worst. Shannon is believed to have presented himself to law enforcement in Lawrence, Kansas, where the alleged event occurred on September 8. The basketball player was freed on a $50,000 bail and suspended from all team activities.

Is Terrence Shannon Jr. Dating Anyone?

Terrence Shannon Jr., the Illini’s standout player, does not have a girlfriend and is presently single. The basketball star hasn’t revealed much about his dating life on Instagram. Nowadays, social media handles are one of the methods to determine if someone is in a relationship or not. Going through the youngster’s Instagram account, he seemed to be focused on his basketball career.

Terrence Shannon Jr

Many people, however, want to keep their personal lives private. So there’s a good possibility Terrence isn’t ready to expose his girlfriend to his Instagram followers. Previously, the Illinois guard posted a photo of his mother, Treanette Redding, on Instagram. He published the photo on Mother’s Day, and it is still the sole post on his Instagram account that mentions his family. But, although Terrence has avoided revealing his love life, his younger brother TK Shannon has shown off his partner to his Instagram fans.

Terrence Shannon Jr.’s younger brother, TK, plays basketball for Rockledge High School. In October, TK uploaded a selfie of himself and his girlfriend on their way to a homecoming function. Their father, Terrence Shannon Sr, then shared the photo on Instagram. Terrence Shannon Sr formerly played college basketball at Elgin Community College. He presently coaches at SCS Academy in Melbourne, Florida. Terrence also has a sister, Kaileiah, who is a sophomore at the University of Central Florida.

Terrence Shannon Jr. Rape Charges: Suspended

Terrence Shannon Jr, 23, has been charged with rape after an alleged incident in September. The event occurred in Kansas, where he had gone to see the football team play. Shannon was suspended from all team activities by the University of Illinois on December 27, one day after the Douglas (Kansas) County District Attorney filed an arrest warrant. Terrence was not a member of the school’s traveling party when the event occurred on September 8.

Terrence Shannon Jr

Illinois stated Thursday that it was aware of Shannon’s accusations since late September. His attorney, Mark P. Sutter, has said that his client is innocent of all accusations. Shannon, according to Sutter, has worked with law enforcement since September and has always maintained his innocence. The attorney further said that his client voluntarily surrendered less than 24 hours after official accusations were filed against him in Lawrence, Kansas.