High School: Played for coach Shawn Bullock at Cross Plains High School, earning Texas Association of Basketball Coaches All-Region honors in 2008 and 2009. ... Also two-year all-district selection for Lady Buffs and helped lead team to an area round berth in 2009 UIL playoffs. ... Salutatorian of 2009 graduating class.
Personal: Majoring in general studies. ... Enjoys reading and hanging out with friends. ... Born on Aug. 8, 1991 in Abilene, Texas. ... Parents are Allen and Janice Phillips of Rising Star, Texas. ... Cousin Daric Gorton plays football at West Texas A&M University.