Chendall Weaver Parents: Mother Shonda Perkins And Father

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Chendall Weaver says his parents rightly passed on their athletic genes to him. The Texas Longhorn player’s mom, Shonda Perkins, is his biggest fan and is always seen courtside cheering him on.

Weaver, 20, transferred to the University of Texas after playing his freshman year at the University of Texas at Arlington. Chendall pronounced KEN-dull averaged 9.5 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 2.0 assists at UTA.

The Sophomore Has Drawn Several Praises For His Performance Since Transferring To Texas
The Sophomore Has Drawn Several Praises For His Performance Since Transferring To Texas (Source: Instagram)

The 6’3 guard, Weaver, is a Mansfield Timberview High School graduate, where in his senior year, he averaged 17 points and eight rebounds. Since transferring to Texas, Weaver has made headlines with his recent performances.

His coach, Rodney Terry, praised his performance against Baylor and said Weaver had been a star in his role from the start of the season. On Tuesday, against Oklahoma, Weaver came off the bench for a season-high 11 points in a season-high 27 minutes.

Chendall Weaver Parents: Meet Shonda Perkins

The University of Texas player Chendall Weaver parents are former athletes. In his interview with Baseline to Sideline Report, Chendall said he gets his athleticism from his parents.

The basketball player’s mom, Shonda Perkins, is active on social media. Chendall’s dad’s name isn’t mentioned on the Texas student page, making many believe his parents could’ve separated. 

Shonda Perkins is a Texas native and currently resides in Mansfield, Texas. On her Instagram page, Perkins has shared several posts attending Chendall’s games and wearing Longhorns’ merch.

Currently, Shonda is a third-grade teacher at Imogene Gideon Elementary School. During the League Championship series between the Rangers and the Astros, Shonda supported the Rangers, wearing her Rangers t-shirt to school alongside the other teachers.

Shonda Perkins Pictured On Her Duty At Imogene Gideon School
Shonda Perkins Pictured On Her Duty At Imogene Gideon School (Source: Instagram)

Last year, Shonda shared a sweet photo of her getting an autograph from her son. A true supporter of Chendall since day one, Shonda even has a Chendall Weaver t-shirt on which she received a signed autograph from her son. 

Alongside featuring her son’s accomplishments on her page, Shonda also features that of her students. Last year, she shared photos of her students preparing bottle buddies for Black History Month. 

Recently, Shonda shared a tribute post for her son’s performance against Baylor. The Longhorns defeated the Bears 75-73, in which Weaver might’ve only contributed two points, but as Shonda said, he had a huge impact with the two free throws and an excellent defense. 

Chendall Weaver Siblings- Connection To A WNBA Player

The Texas player has three older siblings-two brothers and an older sister. His two brothers, Cameron Cosey and Chandler Carter, have kept themselves lowkey. 

They do feature on Shonda’s Instagram handle on occasion. Chendall’s oldest brother, Cameron Cosey, celebrated turning 29 on January 1, with their mother sharing a gallery of images. 

His other older brother, Chandler Carter, turned 27 last year on December 24. Shonda shared a sweet post for her son, whom she calls the family’s middle child.

Many might not know, but Chendall has a strong bond with the former WNBA player, Chennedy Carter. Carter and Weaver are half-siblings. 

On The Left: Shonda Pictured With Her Three Sons, And On The Right, Chennedy Pictured In 2022
On The Left: Shonda Pictured With Her Three Sons, And On The Right, Chennedy Pictured In 2022 (Source: Instagram)

Chennedy Carter played three years of collegiate basketball at Texas A&M. She played 88 games at Texas A&M, averaging 22.5 points, 4.06 assists, and 4.18 rebounds. 

A shooting guard, Chennedy declared for the WNBA draft in 2020, foregoing her senior season. Atlanta Dream drafted Chennedy in the first round, and she was the fourth overall pick. This made her the highest-drafted player in Texas A&M history. 

Chenney was having a strong rookie season before her ankle injury. She scored at least 25 points on four occasions and was named to the 2020 WNBA All-Rookie Team. 

Right after her first season in the WNBA, Chennedy agreed terms with the Turkish basketball club Elzaig. In 2022, Chennedy signed with the Los Angeles Sparks and played 24 games. Chennedy averaged 8.9 points and 1.9 assists. 

Currently, Chennedy seems to be on a break from basketball and isn’t on Sparks’ roster. She also hasn’t updated her Instagram handle since July 2023. 

Sriyukta Pradhananga
Sriyukta Pradhananga

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