Breanna Stewart is the ultimate winner: After what is regarded as the most outstanding career in College Basketball history for a player of either gender, Stewart has amassed nearly every accolade obtainable. Picked #1 overall in the 2016 WNBA Draft, "Stewie" led all rookies in points, rebounds and blocks in her inaugural season and was named Rookie of the Year. She was awarded the Best Female Athlete and Best Female Collegiate Athlete awards at the 2016 ESPYs and was the youngest member on the US Olympic team who won gold in Rio.
As a member of the UConn Women's basketball team, she won the NCAA National title all four seasons and is the only player of either gender to win the NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player Award four times. Additionally, she has won the National Player of the Year Award, Naismith Trophy, and USBWA National Player of the Year Award each of the past three seasons.
Realizing she's a role model, Breanna has embraced her platform by sharing her personal story of childhood sexual abuse - a difficult decision that resulted in a flood of gratitude from people worldwide. With a down to earth personality that instantly connects with people from all walks of life, Stewart represents a generation of athletes and influencers who are unafraid to use their voice for change.