Name: Jewell Loyd
Position: Guard
Sport: Basketball
Event(s): Women's 5x5
Height: 5'11''
DOB: 10/5/1993
Hometown: Lincolnwood, Ill.
High School: Niles West High School (Skokie, Ill.)
College: University of Notre Dame '15
Team/Club: Seattle Storm
Coach(es): Noelle Quinn
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020); one-time Olympic medalist (1 gold)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, gold
Personal: Born in Lincolnwood, Illinois...Daughter of Gwendolyn Davis-Loyd and Calvin Loyd…Has one older brother, Jarryd, who played basketball at Valparaiso University and professionally overseas…Two-time WNBA Champion (2018, 2020), two-time WNBA All-Star selection (2018, 2019) and was named the WNBA Rookie of the Year in 2015... Has dyslexia and is dedicated to improving the lives of kids with learning disabilities. Partnered with nationally recognized organizations, The Dyslexic Advantage and Eye to Eye, to support the delivery of mentoring and other resources and promote full inclusion for people with learning disabilities…Nicknamed Gold Mamba by Kobe Bryant.