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Baker lettered in football, basketball and track and field at the William Penn Charter School. Playing wide receiver and cornerback for coach Jeff Humble, Baker scored six touchdowns as a senior, with three scores during his junior campaign. He was an all-conference performer in track and field. Baker was an Honor Roll student and earned the bronze medal placement on the National Spanish Exam.
Full name is Deshawn Baker. He is the son of Rodney Dumas and Danielle Hollis-Dumas, and has two sisters, Alyssa and Latoya, and a brother, Rodney. He enjoys music, poetry, movies and playing video games. He is a kinesiology major and plans to pursue a career as a chiropractor or a physician assistant. He owned a 3.49 cumulative grade-point average through the 2014 spring semester. Born September 16, 1992 in Philadelphia, Pa.