Brittney Griner is an American professional basketball player, known for her dominating presence on the court.
Born on October 18, 1990, in Houston, Texas, Griner stands tall at 6 feet 9 inches (2.06 meters).
In college, she played for the Baylor Lady Bears and led the team to an undefeated season and the NCAA championship in 2012.
Griner's incredible shot-blocking ability earned her the nickname "Griner the Shot Blocker."
She was the first overall pick in the 2013 WNBA draft, selected by the Phoenix Mercury.
Brittney Griner is an LGBTQ+ advocate and has been open about her own experiences as a member of the community.
In 2014, Griner was part of the USA Women's National Basketball Team that won the FIBA World Championship.
She has set numerous records, including the most blocked shots in a single NCAA tournament.
In addition to her basketball skills, Griner is also a talented artist and enjoys painting in her free time.
Despite facing challenges in her personal life, Griner has been an inspiration to many for her resilience and determination.
Griner has written a memoir titled "In My Skin," where she shares her life story and struggles.