Public Figure Profiles

Dean Garrett

Dean Heath Garrett is a retired American professional basketball player, 6 feet 11 inches (211 cm) tall, who played the center position.

Garrett attended San Clemente High School in San Clemente, California, where he earned All-Conference, All-County, and All-Southern California honors as a senior (1983–84). Garrett then played collegiately at the City College of San Francisco from 1984 to 1986, where he led his team to the state finals, where they were defeated by Sacramento City College. The winning continued for Garrett when he accepted a scholarship to Indiana University, where he was coached by Bob Knight and helped the Hoosiers win the 1987 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament. Garrett was selected in the second round (38th pick overall) of the 1988 NBA draft by the Phoenix Suns, but did not play in the NBA for eight seasons, playing instead in Italy and Greece. Prior to the 1996–97 season, Garrett was signed as a free agent by the Minnesota Timberwolves, and afterwards played in the NBA for the next five seasons, for the Denver Nuggets (1997–98), the Timberwolves again from (1998–99 to 2001–02), and the Golden State Warriors (2001–02,) after he was traded mid-season. During those six seasons, Garrett played in 359 games, and averaged 19.4 minutes, 4.8 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 1.0 blocks per game, with a 0.480 field goal percentage.

After retirement, Garrett was living in Las Vegas when friends from Minneapolis contacted him about a business proposition in Minnesota. Garrett then moved to Minnesota and became a part owner in three businesses: a restaurant, a nightclub, and a wireless phone retailer. Garrett is married to Cristina Garrett and has one child, Devyreau. He also has three sisters: Tracy, Kelly, and Elizabeth.

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Some of their strengths

Dean Garrett has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Energetic, Intelligent, Adventurous, Imaginative, Creative, Generous, and Passionate.

Adventurous and Independent

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Dean Garrett is someone who is an adventurous, independent, and energetic person, who is insightful, imaginative, generous, and honest. A person who defines themself by their friends and what groups they belong to.

Active and Precise

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Dean Garrett well know them as someone who can be tough, active, and sharp, like a sword.

Altruistic and Innovative

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Dean Garrett as someone who is altruistic, inventive, energetic, and socially-conscious.

Who is inventive, open-minded and inquisitive, optimistic and cooperative, and who loves working together with others.

Intelligent and Leadership-oriented

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Dean Garrett is someone who is able to see things that others don't, and who can be an effective guide or mentor to others.

They are also someone who is altruistic, tolerant, and sophisticated, and who tends to be a perfectionist who is always working to try and make everything and everyone better.

Optimistic and Quick-witted

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Dean Garrett tends to be someone who is optimistic and spontaneous, and who has a clear and analytical mind. Who can be witty, with a happy-go-lucky- nature that makes others cheerful, and who possesses an adventurous zest for life.

Some of Dean Garrett's challenges

While Dean Garrett has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Dean Garrett can be Rebellious, Impulsive, Careless, Hypocritical, Self-centered, Emotionally Distant, and Anxious.

Impulsive and Careless

One of Dean Garrett's key challenges is that they are someone who can be impulsive and careless.

Dean Garrett must also exercise caution as they can have a hard time reconciling wants and needs.

Anxious and Inflexible

Dean Garrett is someone who can be high-strung, impatient, and inflexible, who can be "penny wise and pound foolish", have poor listening skills, and who can be intolerant of people who share a different world view.

Irritable and Callous

Finally, Dean Garrett also can be short-tempered, childish, insensitive, and careless at times.

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