Billy Garrett

Basketball

Served as envoy

  • 2024  –  Zimbabwe

Billy Garrett is a sickle cell warrior, advocate, author, and professional basketball player. Billy has played professionally all over the world for the last 6 years. Billy has had stops in both Europe and the NBA, becoming the first person to play in the NBA with sickle cell disease.

Billy has recently released a book entitled Ode To The Warrior in which he shares the ups and downs along his journey of becoming a professional athlete with sickle cell. His goal is to inspire others through the game of basketball.