|Hometown:||Rancho Cucamonga, CA|
|High School:||Rancho Cucamonga HS|
Kwasi Mensah is a walk-on who will likely provide depth at the wing spots in 2008-09... intelligent, all-around athlete... expected to be a spark plug off the bench.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA HIGH SCHOOL: All-Baseline League selection in both basketball and track and field at Rancho Cucamonga HS... three-year varsity letterman in basketball playing small forward and shooting guard... all-league as a senior for Coach Bill Burke when he averaged 10.6 points, 7.1 rebounds and 3.3 steals... team's Most Inspirational Player... was selected second-team all league as a junior... sprinter for the league champion track and field team... made the honor roll.
PERSONAL: Born on May 5, 1990, in Fontana, California... parents are Tony Washington and Monique Mensah of Rancho Cucamonga... has a younger brother (Tony) and a younger sister (Aujenique)... health science major who hopes to become a doctor... enjoys drawing... most memorable sports thrills were taking a charge at the end of a game to beat Etiwanda HS his junior year and running a 48-second 400 in the 4x400 relay to win the Baseline League championship... credits his dad for the most influence on his career: "He always pushed me to work harder and helped guide me in the right direction."