Stanford basketball famous person Cameron Brink has signed an NIL cope with New Balance, changing into the primary ever feminine participant to signal with the sportswear giants.
Brink has loved a stellar faculty profession at Stanford to this point, profitable 4 straight All-American honors and two Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year awards.
The 21-year-old American sensation, who averaged 15.1 factors per sport final season, additionally took victory on the 2023 FIBA 3×3 World Cup and have become the 2021 NCAA champion.
And forward of her senior season – which she plans to finish regardless of being eligible for the 2023 WNBA draft – Brink has now landed an enormous cash NIL contract with New Balance.
As a part of the deal, Brink will seem in advert campaigns starting from life-style to excessive efficiency for the footwear and attire firm, which already has NBA’s Jamal Murray, Kawhi Leonard, Zach LaVine and Dejounte Murray on its roster.
Stanford basketball famous person Cameron Brink is the primary ever feminine participant to signal a NIL cope with New Balance
Brink has loved a stellar faculty profession at Stanford to this point, profitable 4 straight All-American honors
She adopted the likes of Jamal Murray (left) and Kawhi Leonard (proper) to hitch them
She can even work intently with designers to affect key footwear and clothes choices.
Her fellow Stanford athlete Roisin Willis, a observe and discipline star, turned the model’s first NIL athlete after signing his personal deal in July. MLB participant Shohei Ohtani additionally has a partnership with New Balance.
Brink stated, “I am honored and excited to be joining forces with New Balance. Their ability to empower athletes aligns perfectly with my own values, and I look forward to this journey with them.
“I hope we inspire athletes around the world to fearlessly chase their dreams.”
The small attacker has additionally signed NIL offers with a number of different corporations, together with Buick, Chegg, Urban Outfitters, Hyperice, and Celsius.
The introduction of NIL offers in recent times has enabled faculty athletes to capitalize on their potential, and Brink is due to this fact in no hurry to maneuver to the skilled leagues.
To be eligible for the WNBA draft, gamers should flip 22 within the calendar 12 months in query. Brink, born on December 31, 2000, is eligible for army service with someday this 12 months.
But she doesn’t plan on speeding by way of faculty, telling Mercury News final 12 months, “It’s fun, studying is fun. Why not stay?’
Brink, the godsister of NBA star Steph Curry (right), has no plans to rush her college career
The 21-year-old already has more than 300,000 followers before moving to the pro leagues
Brink has over 300,000 followers on Instagram and will likely only rise in popularity as she makes the move to the WNBA.
Naveen Lokesh, Head of Basketball Sports Marketing at New Balance, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Cameron as the first female basketball player to join the New Balance family.
“Cameron’s exceptional on-court skill and desire to give back align perfectly with New Balance’s desire to change the game for the better. We are excited to support Cameron as she reaches new heights in her career and contribute to the growth of women’s basketball for years to come.”