PRIOR TO LSU
Played two years at Howard College in Big Spring, Texas ... Was a football wide receiver, a long jumper and high jumper in high school and earned District and regional MVP honors and all-state in high school ... At Thibodaux, he was the District 8-5A MVP and honorable mention Class 5A all-state team member as a senior ... Averaged 28 points and 13 rebounds per game as a high school senior leading Thibodaux to the District 8-5A championship ... As a junior, he averaged 20 points and 11 rebounds a game and again was honorable mention all-state ... He was a first-team selection on the (Houma) Courier and (Thibodaux) Daily Comet's All-Region team in 2009 and 2010 ... This past year at Howard, averaged 14.7 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.7 assists ... He made 44 percent of his field goal attempts this past season ... Coleman had 22 points and 13 rebounds in a loss in the Regional V Championship game.
Born on Jan. 8, 1992 ... Parents are Michelle Coleman and Author Triggs ... Siblings are Deon Coleman, Trina Triggs and Lyense Triggs ... Major is Undecided ... Likes to "sit outside and listen to music" ... Favorite foods are Louisiana favorites - red beans and fried fish ... Favorite celebrity is Denzel Washington ... Favorite professional basketball player is Dirk Nowitzki and favorite NBA team is the Dallas Mavericks.