Elena Delle Donne is one of the most talented and decorated basketball players in the world. She is a two-time WNBA MVP, a two-time All-Star, and a WNBA champion. Delle Donne is also a two-time Olympic gold medalist.

High School

High School Elena

Delle Donne was born in Wilmington, Delaware, in 1989. She attended Ursuline Academy, where she was a three-time Delaware State Player of the Year and a two-time McDonald’s All-American. Delle Donne led Ursuline to three straight state championships and set the state record for points in a single game with 61.


Delle Donne played college basketball for the University of Delaware from 2009 to 2013. She was a two-time All-American and led the Blue Hens to the NCAA Tournament in each of her four seasons. Delle Donne finished her college career as the all-time leading scorer in Delaware history.


Della Donne WNBA

Delle Donne was drafted by the Chicago Sky with the second overall pick in the 2013 WNBA draft. She was named the WNBA Rookie of the Year in 2013 and was named to the All-WNBA First Team in 2015. Delle Donne led the Sky to the WNBA Finals in 2014, where they lost to the Phoenix Mercury.

In 2017, Delle Donne was traded to the Washington Mystics. She led the Mystics to their first WNBA championship in 2019. Delle Donne was named the WNBA Finals MVP and was also named the WNBA MVP for the second time in her career.

Current Status

Delle Donne is currently in her ninth season in the WNBA. She is a two-time WNBA MVP, a two-time WNBA champion, and a two-time Olympic gold medalist. Delle Donne is one of the most dominant players in the WNBA and is considered to be one of the greatest players in the history of the league.

Delle Donne is also an advocate for people with Marfan syndrome, a genetic disorder that affects the body’s connective tissues. She has spoken out about her own experiences with the disorder and has helped to raise awareness of the condition.

Delle Donne is a role model for women and girls around the world. She is a powerful example of what can be achieved through hard work, dedication, and perseverance. Follow Elena on her Instagram.