Birth date 8 Aug 1996 (22 years)
Nationality United States United States
Nickname Ja

A’ja Wilson is a professional American basketball player in the WNBA. She is a WNBA All-Star and the 2018 Rookie of the Year. Wilson currently plays in the power forward position for the Las Vegas Aces.

While attending Heathwood Hall in high school, she led the basketball team to the 2014 state championship. In college, she became the all-time leading female basketball player and garnered several awards for her exceptional performance.

In the 2018 WNBA draft, she was selected first overall draft by the Las Vegas Aces. Wilson scored a career-high 35 points on June 12, 2018. She was also selected for the WNBA All-Star game and was chosen as the 2018 Rookie of the Year.

Career Accomplishments:

Gold medalist, 2018 Spain World Cup

• WNBA All-Star (2018)• WNBA Rookie of the Year (2018)• NCAA champion (2017)• NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player (2017)• Consensus National Player of the Year (2018)• 3-time Consensus first-team All-American (2016–2018)• 3-time SEC Player of the Year (2016–2018)• 4-time First-team All-SEC (2015–2018)• SEC Freshman of the Year (2015)• SEC All-Freshman Team (2015)

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