VENTURA COLLEGE  

 

 

2007-08 at VC: Played in 29 games for the Pirates...Missed six games due to injury...Averaged nearly 15 minutes per game...Scored a career-high 14 points vs. Porterville 11/23...Grabbed a season-best six rebounds twice, vs. Oxnard, 2/20, and at Hancock, 2/23...Had seven steals vs. Hancock, 1/30.

High School: Graduated from Ventura High School in 2007...Worked her way into the starting line-up as a senior for Coach Ann Larsonís Cougars...Helped lead the team to a Channel League championship and into the CIF quarterfinals...Earned scholar-athlete awards all four years of high school...Began her high school playing career at Buena High School...Was an honor roll student.

Personal: Born July 28, 1989 in Ventura...Parents are Derrick and Earla Griggs...Has a younger brother, Jonathan...Favorite movie is Ferris Buellerís Day Off...Johnny Depp is favorite actor...If she won $5 million, Donielle would "invest and create a foundation in my name"...House is her favorite TV program...Liíl Wayne is her favorite singer......Likes Mexican food...Helping VHS win the Channel League in 2007 is listed as Donielleís greatest basketball achievement.

More About Donielle...

Major: business

Favorite Athletes:  Baron Davis & Chris Paul

Favorite Books:  Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling

Hobbies: sports, recycling, and going to the beach.

* If she could live in any time period, Donielle would live in 27 B.C.E. in Egypt.

* Donielle came to Ventura College because "I wanted to play for the best team with the best coaches."

* "Emphasize the needs of the world, rather than the happiness of the individual" (Plato) is Donielleís favorite quote.