Brittney Griner

Brittney Yevette Griner  is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Mercury of the Women's National Basketball Association

Brittney Griner played college basketball for the Baylor Lady Bears in Waco, Texas

Brittney Griner was named the nation's No. 1 high school women's basketball player by in 2009.

Brittney Griner was selected to the 2009 Phoenix Mercury All-American basketball team 

She was on the United States women's Olympic team in 2016

Brittney Griner was born in Houston, the daughter of Raymond and Sandra Griner 

Brittney Griner's  father is a former Harris County sheriff and Marine veteran who served in Vietnam in 1968 and 1969

Brittney Griner's 223 blocked shots set the all-time single-season record, establishing her as one of the greatest shot blockers in women's basketball history

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