It’s April 15, 2021, the day of the WNBA draft. It’s a day that Evans has prayed for and worked so hard for since she was a fifth grader carrying around a recruitment letter with hot cheeto fingerprints on it from Valparaiso University, a small DI school right outside of her roots in Gary, IN.

Surrounded by her parents Damon and Shwanda, as well as other loved ones, Evans receives the long anticipated, and overdue, call from the Dallas Wings. She has been selected first in the second round with the 13th pick in the draft. For Evans, this beautiful moment came with slight disappointment—she expected to be drafted much higher. Read More