WNBA's Brittney Griner Gets Engaged to Former Tennessee Vols Star Glory Johnson

Jake Silver@@jakeofsilverSocial Media StaffAugust 15, 2014

via @brittneygriner

Former Baylor college basketball star Brittney Griner is accustomed to success, and her life took another big step forward as she and girlfriend Glory Johnson got engaged on Thursday.

Griner, a two-time WNBA All-Star for the Phoenix Mercury, former NCAA champion and the 2012 AP Division I Player of the Year (among countless other accolades), posted the above photo to Instagram on Friday, along with the message:

Last Night was a Night to Remember[,] I became the happiest person on this earth! (almost pass out but when that one word came out I came back to life) Me and my baby @missvol25 are in it for Life! 

Griner's fiancee, Glory Johnson, was named the SEC Defensive Player of the Year in 2012 at Tennessee before being picked No. 4 overall in the 2012 WNBA draft by the Tulsa Shock.

Congratulations to the happy (and ridiculously talented) couple!

[Brittney Griner]


The latest in the sports world, emailed daily.