Virginia Beach, Virginia
Princess Anne HS
1999-2000: An immediate contributor to the Lady Monarch perimeter game...Added speed and scoring punch from the outside...Played in all 34 games and received one start...Averaged 9.6 points and 2.6 rebounds per contest...Has capability to put numbers on the board, scoring in the double figures 17 times...Netted a career high 26 points against UNC-Wilmington in the CAA championship game...Against the Seahawks, hit a perfect six-of-six from behind the three-point line...CAA All-Rookie...CAA All-Tournament...Led the team and the conference in free throw shooting (84%)...Was fifth in CAA in three-point field goal percentage (37.9%).
High school: The two-time All-Tidewater Player of the Year by the Virginian Pilot newspaper, Howard is a member of one of the top 20 best recruiting classes in the nation (along with Giddens and Spence)...A multi-sport athlete at local Princess Anne High School in Virginia Beach...A four-year basketball and track standout...A two-year softball player...A Group AAA All-State basketball player who averaged 22 points, four rebounds, three assists, and three steals per game...An All-Beach basketball player...A participant in the Nike All-America camp held in Indianapolis...Played on Boo Williams' AAU team with Kim Giddens...An All-Region track selection...An honor roll student.
Personal: Born Okeisha Mikita Howard on February 25, 1981...Daughter of Ona and Michael Howard...Has one brother Michael (16)...Majoring in sports management/marketing.