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ball·er /ˈbôlər/ noun​​ : INFORMAL•US: a player of a ball game, especially a talented basketball player.


en·tre·pre·neur /ˌäntrəprəˈnər,ˌäntrəprəˈno͝o(ə)r/ noun:a person who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on greater than normal financial risks in order to do so.

As athlete we are resilient, and these featured hoopers are the living proof. They found their other passions and made a business of it. Want to share your venture and expand your clientele? Become a member, advertise your business with us, and be featured on our next "Ballerpreneur Saturday" on our Instagram page!
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TCU Alumna and FIBA/WNBA vet Adrianne Ross is no doubt a Ballerpreneur. Already philanthropist, a coach and a mentor, after officially retiring from basketball, started her fashion styling company Style by Studio 33. Follow her on instagram and support this gem!

Olayinka Sanni. is an alumna of West Virginia University a retired FIBA/WNBA vet and a member of the Nigerian national team. This Ballerpreneur did not let 2020 and Covid come in the way of reaching new heights! Ynka and her siblings are the founders of Picnics in the Chi, a luxurious picnic experience. If you live in Chicago we recommend 10/10!!

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Michelle Greco is a graduate of UCLA and a WNBA/FIBA vet.
Michelle is the creator and owner of Joy Ride Santa Monica.  Talk about making your passion work for you. If you’re ever in Santa Monica make sure to go and support this #bosslady we did and had a BLAST!!

Tanisha Wright is a graduate of Penn State University and a FIBA/WNBA vet.
Tanisha, who is currently an assistant coach at UNC Charlotte founded Deuce Homes, a redevelopment company, serving the Pittsburg and surrounding areas. They are there to help with all real estate needs, and they are good at what they do! Continued success!

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