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Tina Charles      

American Women's Basketball Player, Connecticut Huskies

Tina Charles is a professional basketball player for the New York Liberty of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). Originally from Jamaica, New York, Charles was drafted 1st overall in the 2010 WNBA Draft by the Connecticut Sun. In 2009 and 2010, she and teammate Maya Moore led the Connecticut Huskies to two undefeated national championships. She has won two Olympic gold medals with Team USA.

Off the court, Charles has established a foundation, named Hopey's Heart Foundation, to distribute Automated external defibrillators (AED) to schools. Charles has also funded a school in Mali. In 2018, Charles was awarded the Mannie Jackson Basketball's Human Spirit Award for her work with the foundation.


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