Hamazia was forced to stop going to school and flee her home country of Ethiopia due to persecution based on her family’s political affiliations. Like many other solo female refugees, her vulnerability was preyed on, and she was sexually assaulted before reaching Kenya. Hamazia finally made it to Nairobi, but had few resources or connections, and had a newborn baby to take care of.
I feel fortunate that I come from a family of strong women. One of my grandmothers earned her medical degree in Asia and then immigrated to the United States and got her medical license again, in a second language. My other grandmother raised a family of five after my grandfather passed away when my dad was young. My mom championed our passion for basketball... View details ⇨
Thank you for everyones support and prayers!! Not gonna lie this seasons been very painful physically/mentally/emotionally not being able to battle w my crew night in night out. But God's teaching me a lot about gratitude for the little things, full surrender of my greatest dreams, humility in service to my teammates and trust in His perfect timing. I'm working extremely hard to get right... View details ⇨
Man... it's been an interesting time since the last time I blogged. Obviously the most relevant topic is the hamstring, so I'm going to devote this entry to the injury. When it first happened, I was pretty upset because I felt like we were turning a corner as a team in terms of figuring out how to play together. Bringing a new front office, with a new coaching staff, new medical/performance... View details ⇨
Tonight people are asking about my hamstring, but please pray for my friend, Ava, who is fighting Leukemia Cutis instead! Tmrw is a big day for her and today was dedicated to her. She chose my pink shoes, my braid designs and named my stuffed animal Sharky!! Sorry I couldnt finish the game but we got the win. Ava gives me so much perspective and joy! Love you Ava!!! Praying for you!! Team... View details ⇨
Excited to announce I'll be partnering with One Day's Wages and Eugene Cho this season! I'll be donating "One Game's Wages" to support their work empowering girls with education. Consider joining me by donating or starting your own campaign.