Place of Birth
(Texas, United States of America, Area codes 281, 346, 713, and 832, Area code 281, Area code 713, Area code 832)
Brittney Yevette Griner is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Phoenix Mercury of the Women's National Basketball Association. She played college basketball at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. She was the first NCAA basketball player ever to score 2,000 points and block 500 shots. In 2012, the three-time All-American was named the AP Player of the Year and the Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four.
Standing 6 ft 8 in tall, Griner wears a men's US size 17 shoe and has an arm span of 86 in.
In 2009, Griner was named the nation's #1 high school women's basketball player by Rivals.com. Griner was selected to the 2009 McDonald's All-American basketball team. In 2012 she was granted the Best Female Athlete ESPY Award.