Class of 1991
Inducted in 2018
Terrance was inducted into the SHSAA Packer Sports Greats in 2018.
Terrance Badgett started playing basketball in the fifth grade at Belvedere Elementary. A guy by the name of Jonathan Culver Sr. gave Terrance advice. “You can be great, if you practice.” Terrance took his advice to became a successful student and professional athlete.
Terrance attended R.M. Marrs Magnet Middle School where, as a seventh grader, he averaged 34.4 points per game. At South High School, he was an all-American all four years. He was a two-time all-state player and led the Packers to the Class A state championship in 1990 and averaged 24 points and 11 rebounds per game the following year. During his senior year, he earned honors as the Gatorade Nebraska Player of the Year.
Terrance was a Nebraska Cornhusker recruit, made the Big Eight All-Bench team and helped win both the Big Eight and National Invitational tournaments. As a Husker, he played in 127 games and scored more than 200 points each season, finishing with a career total of 953. He played professionally for five seasons in the U.S. and overseas in Taiwan, Ireland, Germany and the Philippines. Back in the U.S., Terrance played for the Sioux Falls Sky-Force, Wisconsin Blast, San Diego Wildfire and the Kansas City Knights.
In 2003, Terrance returned to Omaha from Sacramento and worked at the Omaha Home for eight years. He received his master’s degree in human services in 2005 from Bellevue University and began working as executive director for the YMCA. In 2012, Terrance started a new career at the Boys and Girls Club of the Midlands.
Today, Terrance continues to invest his time in other non-profit work for the homeless and mental health services for youth. He now works for the Heartland Behavioral School of Omaha. He has one daughter.