Athlete of the Month for March 2022
From Jamaica, New York, Tina Charles is a professional basketball player for the Phoenix Mercury. She attended the University of Connecticut.
Charles won a gold medal with Team USA at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London and became WNBA’s Most Valuable Player in 2012. Aside from being a great team player, Charles donated half of her her WNBA salary in 2014 and 2015 to Hopey’s Heart Foundation to provide AEDs to schools and organizations across the U.S.