The Down Low
On the court, as Eric Nemchock describes, Michaela is "an explosive athlete and a hard worker who has improved her game noticeably every season. She makes difficult turnaround jumpers look routine and is only scratching the surface of her potential."
Off the court, she was a leader on UCLA's campus, organizing athletes to promote justice. She helped form the More than a D.R.E.A.M. committee, which among other activities hosts table talks about racism education. (Here is one with Gabrielle Union!) She was also active with the Black Student Alliance at UCLA. I can’t wait to see what she does with her national platform in the WNBA.
Know Your Meme
Grandma Onyenwere was the star of draft night with her celebratory dance moves:
This is just the cutest: