Armintie Herrington

Armintie is a native of Milwaukee, WI, wife to Dr. Reginald Herrington, Sr., and mother to Reginald II and Armintie Christine.

An alumna of the University of Mississippi, she played for the Lady Rebels basketball team, leading them to the NCAA Tournament three times. She was named the Freshman of the Year, 2-time Defensive Player of the Year, 3rd leading scorer in Ole Miss history, and Kodak All-American. Upon graduation, Armintie entered the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) draft in 2007 and played for nine seasons, four of them abroad. Herrington played basketball with the Chicago Sky, where she was
named 2007 WNBA Rookie of the Year. She was later traded to the Was traded to the Atlanta Dream in 2009-13, where the team earned a spot in the finals for three years. While still playing professionally, she became an assistant coach for Ole Miss, a position she held from 2009 to 2012. In 2014, she joined the L.A. Sparks and finished her career in 2015 with the Washington Mystics.

Arminite returned to her alma mater to work as a commentator for SEC Network, rejoining the Ole Miss staff in 2016. In 2022, Arminite took on a new role as the Financial Aid/Business Office Advisor for Holmes Community College on their Grenada, MS campus. She held this position until this year when she decided to step out on faith and embark on a new career path in the insurance industry.

When Arminitie isn’t working, she is an active member of her church, Abundant Life Assembly.