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Jonquel Jones

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Basketball Player

The Resume

    (January 5, 1994- )
    Born in Freeport, Bahamas
    Drafted sixth overall by the Los Angeles Sparks in the 2016 WNBA Draft
    Power forward/center for the Connecticut Sun
    WNBA Most Improved Player Award (2017)
    WNBA Peak Performer (2017)
    WNBA Sixth Woman of the Year (2018)
    WNBA Most Valuable Player (2021)

Why she might be annoying:

    She bears a striking resemblance to Tracy Chapman.
    She has acne and covers it up with make-up.
    She looks like she has a thumb sucking problem, as her mouth and teeth are unorthodoxly shaped.
    What kind of a first name is Jonquel anyway?
    She has a massive ego and the mindset that she is the best player on her team.
    She was initially interested in playing soccer, before settling on basketball.

Why she might not be annoying:

    She is a naturalized citizen of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
    She is a tomboy.
    She may be a tomboy, but can also still be girlie and wear make-up.
    She graduated with honors from George Washington University.
    She came out as a lesbian in 2022, and is very comfortable with her sexuality.
    She was afraid to come out as a lesbian, as she thought her basketball career would be ruined.
    She is the first Bahamian-born player in the history of the WNBA.
    Her performance improved in each of her first six seasons in the WNBA.
    She signed with UMMC Ekaterinburg of the Russian League (2018), but quit to protest the Russian invasion of Ukraine (2022).

Credit: Eddie Burphy

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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 5 Votes: 80.0% Annoying