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Memphis, TN
May 19, 2020

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Leron Markeis Black

901-***-**** **** N Monitor, Chicago IL, 60634


Seasoned basketball player with more than six years of professional and collegiate D1 playing experienced in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment. Proven leader and team player with a track record of achieving excellent results on the basketball court and in the classroom.


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign December 2017 Bachelor of Arts in Communications GPA 3.0/4.00


Minas Tenis Clube Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Professional Basketball Player January 2020 – Present

● Lead teams by serving as captain and performing under pressure. Reacted to complex game situations quickly and effectively. Exercised strong leadership skills and practiced self-discipline on and off the court. Willingly accepted constructive criticism from coaches and teammates to improve skill. Demonstrated commitment and responsibility towards fellow players and coaches through genuine respect and dedication to the sport. Clube de Regatas do Flamengo Rio De Janeiro, Brazil Professional Basketball Player August 2019 – December 2019

● Played the 3 and the stretch 4 position. Strong immediate contributor to the team. Leading the team in blocks shots and rebounds per minute played. Helped team to a preseason championship by constantly performing under pressure. Maintained optimum physical fitness levels by training regularly, following nutrition plans and consulting with health professional.

Pro A Division Argentino De Junin Buenos Aires Province, Argentina Professional Basketball Player November 2018 – May 2019

● Lead the team in scoring and rebounding. Ranked in the top ten in league for both categories. Responsible for getting the team into its offense, creating scoring opportunities for players around me and myself. Juggled responsibilities, both a defender and scorer. Performed all team obligations and duties. Lead team to a winning season helping the organization win the opportunity to get into the playoffs. Honored as a Defensive Player by leading the team in blocked shots. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana-Champaign, Illinois Collegiate Basketball Player June 2014 – December 2017

● Played four years three under Coach John Groce, who has over 200 Division I collegiate wins. Also, played one year under Coach Brad Underwood who during 2016-2017 was of the most winningest college coaches in Division 1 Basketball. Led the team as co-captain and starter for three years in the Big 10 Conference. Career Stats: 921 points, over 500 rebounds, named top 10 Illinois Basketball Player of the Decade. VOLUNTEER AND LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

● United Way of the Mid-South

● Make a Wish Foundation

● Boys and Girls Club in the local school districts reading and mentoring

● Garden Hills Elementary School - 100+ hours of community service

● Camp Granda lead for Children with Diabetes

● Volunteered, Coached and refereed at summer athletic clinics/camps for children’s AWARDS

● Big Ten Conference Player Honorable Mention 2018

● UIUC Student Athlete of the Week in 2015 & 2016

● ESPN Top 50 US Basketball Player 2014, TN Max

● Preps Player of the Year 2014, TN Mr. Basketball

● TN Gatorade Player of the Year in 2014


Self-Motivated Well Disciplined Positive

Attitude Strong Collaborator Proficient High Moral & Character Microsoft Office Fast Learner

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