Jennifer Azzi is passionate about helping young people find the courage to be their best in both basketball and life.
With achievements including from seven Hall of Fame inductions, an Olympic Gold Medal, a Stanford National Championship, the Naismith Award, the Wade Trophy, a successful WNBA career and coaching the University of San Francisco Women’s Basketball l to a WCC Championship win and an NCAA Tournament appearance for the first time in 20 years, Jennifer’s accomplishments have firmly established her as one of the most accomplished figures in sport of basketball.
Since retiring from her playing career, she has served as an ambassador for the sport, both nationally and internationally. She has participated in Jr. NBA Clinics across the United States, and established Azzi Camp in the San Francisco Bay Area – now in its 10th year of operation – where she focuses on teaching the game of basketball, as well as life skills like teamwork and leadership, to youth. As a Global Director for the NBA, she has traveled thousands of miles to countries such as Africa Australia and United Arab Emirates, and conducted youth basketball clinics and workshops across the globe.
Jennifer is also a frequent public speaker, best known for her dynamic talks about how to lead and motivate teams.
In addition to her camps and clinics, she actively gives back to the region that she calls home. Her most recent community involvement project was with the NBA Cares program, where she partnered with the Golden State Warriors and other notable Bay Area figures to open two Live, Learn and Play Zones in East Oakland to serve local youth.