Maya Moore, the 6″0 star from UConn and the number one overall draft pick in the WNBA, became the first female athlete to sign with the Jordan Brand.
In a press release from the company announcing the deal, Nike and the Jordan family expressed their excitement naming Moore as their newest brand ambassador. Michael Jordan, the brands namesake said:
I am thrilled to welcome Maya Moore into the Jordan Brand. Not only has Maya proven to be a prolific winner on the court, but her hunger and determination to make an impact off the court makes her a valuable addition to the Jordan family. We look forward to working with Maya as she carries her success to the next level.
Not only is the two-time National Player of the Year, considered one of the top players in women’s basketball, her name is discussed among the greatest college basketball players of all time.
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