Was a three-time All-State honoree, four-time All-Region and four-time All-Conference pick for the Lady Panthers of Forest Park High School...Scored almost 2,000 points in her 130 career games, making 168 three-point baskets.
Helped lead her Class 4AAAA Forest Park teams to the state finals as a junior in 2011, the state semifinals as a sophomore and the state quarterfinals as a senior...Was two-time Clayton County Player of the Year winner...Was named Atlanta Journal-Constitution All-Metro first team pick two times.
Averaged 18 points a game as senior...Produced 5.0 rebounds, 4.0 steals and 3.2 assists per game for her career...Picked for North-South All-Star game...Had multiple games with 30 or more points scoring.
Forest Park teams were 73-20 her final three years, with a 52-3 mark among the 11-school Region four teams.
Highly recruited, originally signed in November, 2000 with High Point (N.C.) University...When High Point coach Jennifer Hoover left on May 9 to take the head job at Wake Forest, Cole elected to accept a scholarship with Georgia State.
Played for her father, Steven, at Forest Park and has good understanding of the game and the fundamentals.
Was active in AAU ball and 2010 team made national final four.
Born April 7, 1994 in Seoul, Korea, where mother was stationed in the Army....Daughter of Natalie and Steven Cole.
Has two older brothers, Marqus (who attended Georgia State and is in DePaul Law School) and Marqus (serving in the Army now and stationed in Colorado)...Moved to Atlanta at age of one when mom was assigned stateside duty.
The family home in Forest Park is about 15 miles south of the GSU Sports Arena near the Atlanta airport area.