Texas high school basketball star convicted of sexually assaulting child sentenced to 33 years in prison
Holifield had committed to Oklahoma State University, but was charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child.
The acts took place in a day care facility ran by Holifield’s mother.
Holifield, 17 at the time, allegedly lead children into a bathroom and sexually assaulted them.
According to the original affidavit, one little girl told investigators she was first molested when she was just 3 years old and described how Holifield asked her to kiss his private parts. She also said she was supposed to keep it a secret.
On Thursday, Holifield, who is now 19, was sentenced to 33 years in prison for aggravated sexual assault of a child, a week after pleading guilty.
Holifield’s family shut down their in-home daycare facility after his arrest.