Sheri Sam

Basketball

Served as envoy

  • 2018  –  Armenia
  • 2018  –  Georgia

Sheri Sam (born May 05, 1974) is a guard for the Orlando Miracle. She played college basketball at Vanderbilt.

Ruthie Bolton

Basketball

Served as envoy

  • 2008  –  Saudi Arabia
  • 2013  –  Kazakhstan
  • 2014  –  Moldova
  • 2015  –  Bangladesh
  • 2018  –  Armenia
  • 2018  –  Georgia
  • 2019  –  Kosovo
  • 2019  –  Albania

Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and WNBA All-Star.

Scored over 2,000 career points, is fourth of the WNBA’s all-time 3-pointer list, and is the only player in the history of the Sacramento Monarchs to have her number retired.

First WNBA Player of the Week in July of 1997, a member of the 1999 First Team All WNBA, and a two-time WNBA All-Star in 1999 and 2001
The 1991 USA Basketball Female Athlete of the Year.

Played with the 1995-96 US Women’s National Team that compiled a perfect 60-0 record.

In four seasons at Auburn, she led her team to a combined record of 199-13, which included three Southeastern Conference Championships (1987-1989), four NCAA Tournament appearances and two runner-up finishes in 1988 and 1989.

She was named to the 1988 NCAA Women’s Final Four All-Tournament Team.

A 1st Lieutenant in the United States Army.

2011 Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame inductee.

Kalana Greene

Basketball

Served as envoy

  • 2016  –  Georgia

Kalana Greene is a former WNBA player for the Washington Mystics, New York Liberty, Connecticut Sun, San Antonio Stars, and Minnesota Lynx. She also played for the CCC Polkowice in Poland where she was a silver medalist of the PLKK during the 2010/2011 season.

Growing up, Greene averaged 17 points per game as a high school freshman and by the time she was a senior, she averaged 28 points per game, 18 rebounds, 9 steals, and 8 assists per game which earned her the WBCA All-American. She joined the University of Connecticut Huskies’ team where she won two national championships at the University of Connecticut, the All-BIG EAST First Team, and Big East Tournament’s Most Outstanding Player.

Greene was the 13th overall pick for New York Liberty in the 2010 WNBA Draft.

Barbara Turner

Basketball

Served as envoy

  • 2009  –  Georgia

Barbara Turner (born 1984) started her career playing college basketball in Connecticut. In 2006, she was drafted first round by the Seattle Storm to play Guard-Forward. In 2007, she left Seattle for the Houston Comets before she left Houston for the Connecticut Sun in 2008. During her 4 seasons in the WNBA, Turner played 97 games, averaging 6.3 points per game.

Jennifer Jo Cobb

Motor Sports

Served as envoy

  • 2018  –  Georgia

Jennifer Jo Cobb is a professional racecar driver, NASCAR team owner, public speaker, entrepreneur and a corporate spokesperson. Jennifer began racing at the grassroots level of NASCAR in Kansas City in 1991. She has recently accomplished several historical feats in NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series incuding: highest finishing female driver in the overall points for a season (2010); highest finish by a female driver in the series (6th place, 2011); most starts by a female driver in the series (50+ 2012) and she holds the highest place finish in a race event by a woman in any NASCAR series at the famous Daytona International Speedway.

Jennifer’s dream of being a racecar driver began when she was just 8 years old and she has climbed the ranks of auto racing despite the odds against her. Off the track, Jennifer is a business professional with media, marketing and advertising experience. She has co-hosted a television program on Time Warner’s Metro Sports TV called Inside Motorsports and had a feature that appeared weekly on the home page of NASCAR.com called All Access with JJC.

She currently competes in both the NASCAR Camping World Truck and Nationwide Series’. Jennifer is enjoying a successful speaking career comprised of her combined racing and business experience while continuing her ambition to one day compete at NASCAR’s top level, the Sprint Cup Series.

In 2011 she launched Driven2Honor (www.Driven2Honor.org), a non-profit to recognize the efforts and plights of our female military members. Driven2Honor honors a female military member (past or current) with a VIP behind-the-scenes experience at every NASCAR event in which she competes. Driven2Honor is raising funds to help house homeless female veterans.

Zarko Cabarkapa

Basketball

Served as envoy

  • 2016  –  Georgia

Zarko Cabarkapa was born May 21, 1981 in Zrenjanin, Serbia, Yugoslavia to parents are Zivan and Milka. He has one brother Milos who is 26 years old. Zarko grew up in Belgrade and began playing basketball at only 10 years old. Before going to the United States, Cabarkapa played for KK Beopetrol Belgrade and KK Budućnost Podgorica in Yugoslavia. When playing there he averaged 8.6 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game. Zarko was a member of the gold-medal winning Yugoslavian team at the 2002 World Championship in Indianapolis.

Selected by Phoenix with the 17th overall pick in 2003 NBA Draft, ending the Suns’ string of six-consecutive early entry picks he was one of a record 21 international players taken in the draft, along with Suns rookie guard Leandro Barbosa (Brazil). Zarko was later traded by Phoenix to the Golden State Warriors.

Vladimir Stepania

Basketball

Served as envoy

  • 2009  –  Georgia

Born in 1976 in Georgia, Vladimir Stephania made his NBA debut with the Seattle SuperSonics after being drafted in the first round in 1998. He stayed with the SuperSonics for two seasons before playing for the New Jersey Nets (2000-2001), the Miami Heat (2001-2003), and the Portland Trail Blazers (2003-2004). During his 6-season NBA career as a Center, Stephania played 270 games, averaging 4.1 points per game.