Monday , May , 14 , 2007 C.Y. Ellis

Taurian Fontenette AKA Mr. 720 AKA Air Up There


Taurian Fontenette AKA Mr. 720 AKA Air Up ThereCurrent member of the Ball4Real Tour

Name: TJ Fontenette

Home Town: Hitchcock, TX

Current Residence: Hitchcock, TX

Position: guard

Height: 6’2"

Weight: 185 lbs.

High School: Hitchcock High (’00)

College: UTEP (’00-’01), Richland Junior College (’01-’04) and most recently at Paul Quinn College in Dallas (‘04-’05)

Other Experience: Joined the AND 1 Mix Tape Tour and was featured in the ESPN TV Series Streetball from 2005-2006.

Earned Street Name: “I earned my streetball name years ago (Air Up There) back when I was still in school but AND 1 says they own my name now – so now I go by Mr. 720 – because of my 720 degree dunks. Check it out on YouTube baby!”

TJ Says: “You can take my name, but you can’t take my game, cause I Ball4Real!”

Click below to watch Air Up There throw in a 720 dunk during 2006 And1 Mixtape Tour.