Before Andrea Smith became a Lakeland police officer, she was a standout basketball player at Lake Gibson High School, Gulf Coast Community College and the University of South Florida. A video of her demonstrating her basketball skills in a 1-on-1 game with a local teen has gone viral on social media, Bay News 9 reports.

Source: Bay News 9

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Barry Friedman founded in 2015 as the culmination of a career in print and digital journalism. Since 1982, he has used the tools of reporting, editing and content curation to help people in Lakeland understand their community better.

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