My faith is a huge part of who I am. I have been so incredibly blessed and ALL the glory goes to God. I am thankful everyday for all He has done in my life and I know that where I am today is not a coincidence but by God’s plan for my life. I pray that if you’re here reading this that you know how much God loves you. There isn't anything else you can do to make God love you anymore or any less than He already does. His love is unconditional. No matter where you are in your faith, you need to know that you are valuable, you are loved, you are worthy and you are forgiven. God died for our sins just so He could know us. It is my prayer that you find joy in the highs and lows of life, knowing He has already walked everyday, every step before you. His plan for you and me is greater than we could even dream. Jesus is my bestie and I love doing life with Him by my side. I want you to know that through the mountain tops and valleys of your life, you are not alone. That being said, I would love to pray for you. Prayer is powerful. Drop your prayer requests below.
I am currently living in Adelaide, South Australia playing professional basketball for the Sturt Sabres. Prior to living in Australia, I played pro-ball in Weiterstadt, Germany (about 20 minutes south of Frankfurt).
I started playing basketball when I was 5 years old, but it wasn’t until age 12 that I began to dream of playing collegiate basketball. After years of hard work, I committed to play college basketball at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. I played one year at Vanderbilt University before I decided to transfer and finish my collegiate career across the street at Belmont University. This turned out to be the best decision I could have made. We won 5 championships (2 regular season championships, 3 OVC Tournament Championships), and made history as the first team to be ranked in the AP Poll top #25. I made the best friends and had the time of my life during my four years there.
College basketball had been a long held dream of mine, however, playing professional basketball hadn’t always been. It wasn't until my “super senior” year (Fall of 2017) that I began dreaming of playing professional basketball overseas and in 2018 I was lucky enough to get that opportunity! I am so grateful for all the opportunities, friendships and adventures basketball has given me over the last 18+ years. I’m thankful for every coach and teammate I’ve had, and for all the incredible places I’ve gotten to see because of basketball. I can’t wait to continue to see where the sport I love takes me!
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I feel my happiest when I am traveling and visiting new places. Although I prefer to travel with people (social butterfly here people) I most recently had the time of my life on an 11 day Christmas/NYE solo trip through Europe!
Looking back, I don't know exactly where my love for traveling began, but then again I had no problem picking up and moving to different cities the last 5 summers; Atlanta (2015), Charlotte (2016), Nashville (2017), Pittsburgh (2018) and now Adelaide, Australia (2019). Change can be a beautiful thing, but I can also be a bit of a creature of habit. It’s all about finding balance and learning what works best for you. I am by no means a travel expert, and there is always room to learn. As I explore new places I’m documenting it all right here. I would love to hear where you think I should go next, and if you need tips or suggestions for you travels, I’ll be happy to help. Click here and let’s trade tips!
I am up to visiting 15 different countries on 4 different continents. Stay tuned for my next big adventure but in the meantime watch my Vlogs here and read more from past adventures here. Check out the countdown to my next adventure below!
Can you have too much confetti?? The answer is always no. Finding joy in every little part of life is important. Everyday we have a choice. I choose joy. Everyday is a new adventure. I chase joy. Everyday I have hope in my Lord and Savior. I believe joy. One thing that brings me immense joy is celebrating! I am a lover of all celebrations big, small, just because or for a specific reason, or no reason at all. Life is one big celebration and I imagine our final destination: heaven is the biggest celebration of them all. With all of that being said, you can definitely find me planning and organizing all parties and celebrations. The Target $1 section is my go to for all quick cute decorations. In my free time (LOL), you can find me dreaming of the next party I get to plan, searching Pinterest for new cake designs or stalking vroom vroom balloon’s instagram for more party inspo because hand lettered/numbered balloons are a classic party must. Oh and definitely seeing how I can incorporate No Baked Cookie Dough into yet another celebration. Don’t mind if I dough!
I worked this past summer for Heinz Field and the Steelers (Go Steelers) in their events department and had the BEST time. It was a BLAST working stadium wide events like Taylor swift reputation tour or just helping to plan a small wedding for a sweet couple.
Because I love celebrations, naturally, I love birthdays. Everyone should be celebrated on their birthday. It is a gift to grow another year older. WHEN IS YOUR BIRTHDAY? Let’s celebrate YOU!!!!