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The Suggs athletic tree

By Star Tribune, 02/27/17, 8:27PM CST


Athletic talent runs in Jalen Suggs' family tree. Here's a sampling:

Rana Suggs of Hopkins, in a Dec. 3 game against Kasson-Mantorville.

Part of the athletic Suggs family tree

Rickey Suggs, a 1980 Mr.Basketball finalist. Daughter Raena plays basketball for Hopkins. Sons Rickey Jr. and Renard were top players at Woodbury and played in college.

His brother, Donald Suggs, is the father of Terrell Suggs, who plays pro football for Baltimore.

DeMar Suggs and Dion Suggs-Young were star basketball players at St. Paul Johnson a decade apart.

Darren Suggs was an all-metro football wide receiver at St. Paul Highland Park in 2004.

Sherri Suggs played for the Highland Park girls’ basketball team that reached the 1986 Class 2A state championship game.

Larry Suggs, a cousin of Rickey’s, played basketball for Woodbury and in junior college. He is the father of Jalen Suggs, enrolled at Minnehaha Academy and one of the state’s best players.

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