Google Custom Search

The Clarion Ledger newspaper is reporting that former Jackson State men's basketball team manager Thomas "Snacks" Lee has been nominated for an ESPY.jsu snacks leePhoto: Charles A. Smith, JSU Communications

Lee is up for this year's "Can't-Stop-Watching Moment" award after suiting up and knocking down a deep 3-pointer for Jackson State on senior night.

"It makes me feel elated," Lee said of the nomination. "Any time I'm able to be in the company of other great people nominated for the award, it's always special to me. I had a chance to make history, and I most definitely keep that in the back of my mind."

Lee has served as a student manager for the men's basketball team for 16 years. His dream to play in a JSU collegiate basketball game came true Monday night, March 2, 2020.

Lee's shot has racked up millions of views online and landed him a guest appearance on NBC's "TODAY with Hoda & Jenna," where he received an autographed jersey from his favorite NBA player, Kevin Durant.


Please consider supporting our work.

The pandemic has financial consequences, especially for Black-owned businesses. Ad revenue is shrinking so we are asking you directly for your financial support. You can use the Cash App and contribute to $onnidan or process your donation through Square