Getting to Know Gennifer

Gennifer Brandon - Forward - UC Berkeley

Have you been to Chicago before?
No, not that I can remember.

What did you study in college?
American Studies Major and I took two semesters of Legal Studies

If you were not a professional athlete what would your profession be?
I would love to get into the Law enforcement field or become some type of humanitarian position within a community.

Do you have a nickname?
Too many to name haha. But some of the ones that stuck are Genny, Gen, Big Swoll, Hulk, Superman

What aspect of college will you miss the most?
Everything, the entire experience has to be explained as an odyssey, in order to understand the elixir that lives in the unique Berkeley community and culture.

When did you start to play basketball?
I started playing basketball when I was 12 years old.

Did you play other sports growing up?
I love playing volleyball. I started playing when I was 13 up until my senior year in high school.

What is the best advice you have received from a coach?
You perform at your best when you are smiling and having fun - Lindsey Gottlieb

If you could have a superpower what would it be?
I would want to mend broken hearts with something as subtle and simple as a smile.

Last movie you watched?
Imitation of Life.

What is your favorite food? Sweets! ☺

What is the one thing that will definitely be packed in your bags when you come to Chicago?
Chap stick. I cannot imagine being without . Then comes the rest of the stuff.

What is your pre-game ritual?
Eat. Sleep. Pray. In that order.

What strengths will you bring to the Chicago Sky?
Uniqueness, rebounding, and spontaneity.

Who are you most excited to play with?
I cannot wait to meet all my teammates. We all have something to contribute to each other and our team.

Who are you most excited to play against? Any team who is excited to play against the Chicago Sky.