Angel Reese, An American college basketball player for the LSU Tigers is the talk of the town. Recently, Reese was involved in various controversial issues which led her to get some social media backlashes.
On Monday, Angel Reese was accused of her gesture towards Iowa Hawkeyes’ Caitlin Clark after LSU’s national title win. She defended her action stating that she doesn’t take disrespect lightly.
As of the records, Reese was seen approaching Clark and opening her hand in front of her face to show the “you can’t see me” gesture by John Cena. but it didn’t stop there, instead, she even pointed to her ring finger which she interpreted as a place where her latest championship ring would come.
Prior to Angel Reese’s gesture, Clark made a similar gesture in the previous tournament. But at that time, it never made the headlines or rather was talked about in the media. And after her success in the game, Reese opened up about the difference in the reaction that she received to the gesture which was just the same as what Clark had made earlier.
Apart from this controversy over Reese’s gesture, she even made it to headlines by calling First Lady Jill Biden’s decision on inviting both teams to the White House. After Reese responded to this, she became one of the prominent figures to sparkle in the media
As she became popular with the controversies, the public is looking deep into the young player’s life. Here’s everything you need to learn about the LSU player, her ethnicity, parents, origin, etc.
Who is Angel Reese?
Angel Reese is an American college basketball player for the LSU Tigers. The young girl from Baltimore, Maryland, United States, was born on May 6, 2002, and attended St. Frances Academy in Baltimore, where she was a four-year varsity basketball player.
Later, she went to Saint Frances Academy in Baltimore, and from here she was accoladed with the McDonald’s All-American honors in 2020. Furthermore, she was ranked in the second position by ESPN in her class.
Who Are Angel Reese Parents?
As discussed above, Reese was born in Baltimore, Maryland, as the daughter of UMBC basketball player, Angel. Reese’s mother was a professional basketball player from Luxembourg and her father, Michael, also was a player himself.
Michael competed for Boston College and Loyola Greyhounds men’s basketball team prior to his professional career in basketball. Not only her parents, but even her brother is also a basketball player who competes for Maryland and St, Frances Academy.
Mikael Hopkins, Reese’s stepbrother is an American professional basketball player. Altogether, she is basically from a family who took basketball as their life and career.
Angel Reese Ethnicity
The 20-year-old young basketball player is American by ethnicity. She was born and brought up in Baltimore, Maryland. Being born into a family that celebrates basketball, she got attached to the game from a very young age.
According to some top forums, it is believed that the young player has an Afro-American ethnicity.
Angel Reese Early Life And Education
As mentioned before, she was born as the daughter of Michael Reese and Angel. While growing up, apart from basketball, she was interested in ballet, swimming, and track.
Reese attended St. Frances Academy in Baltimore, Maryland. Later, she went to University of Maryland, College Park.
Angel Reese Career After Basketball
Reese majored in communications from the University of Maryland, College Park. After her career as a basketball player, she desires to become a television commentator. She was a member of the honor roll in high school.