CANES BASKETBALL LEGEND AND CURRENT MAYOR OF DANIA BEACH TAMARA JAMES DISCUSSES HER DECISION TO COME TO UM, HER RECORD-SETTING CAREER, HOW HER PRO CAREER LED HER OVERSEAS AND HOW HER BASKETBALL BACKGROUND HAS HELPED HER NAVIGATE HER NEW ROLE AS A PUBLIC SERVANT ON THE BEHIND THE U PODCAST

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University of Miami Athletics

Alex Van Deusen

Class

Sophomore

Hometown

Pittsburgh, Pa.

Major

Art

High School

Mt. Lebanon

2012-13: Assistant for novice team

2011-12: Member of novice team

PRIOR TO MIAMI: Member of USA Gymnastics from 2004-2010 … Lettered on the Mt. Lebanon Diving team from 2009-2011 … Member of the National Honor Society and graduated as a member of the High Honor Roll, as well as the Cum Laude Society … Editor of the yearbook junior and senior year

PERSONAL: Majoring in Art with a Chemistry and Sports Medicine minor … Aspires to go to medical school and become a doctor.