Brittney Griner, the WNBA star, is currently detained in Russia after airport authorities in Moscow allegedly discovered vape cartridges containing cannabis oil in her bags last month.
Griner could face up to ten years in prison if convicted, effectively ending her successful career.
Prior to her arrest, the Phoenix Mercury star played for UMMC Ekaterinburg in Russia to supplement her income during the WNBA offseason. Things are looking even worse now.
Cherelle Griner, Griner’s wife, took to Instagram to express her heartfelt thoughts about the difficult situation.
Griner and her wife, who have been married for four years, clearly rely on one another now more than ever to get through this trying time.
Who is Brittney Griner’s Wife Cherelle Griner?
Brittney’s Instagram page reveals that she is currently married to Cherelle Watson, aka Cherelle T. Griner.
Cherelle is a 29-year-old blogger. Her Instagram account has over 30,000 followers. Her bio states that she is currently a law student and a Baylor University alumna.
Cherelle attended Baylor University from 2010 to 2014, according to her LinkedIn profile.
With an emphasis in Family and Child Studies, she earned a bachelor’s and minor in political science and government.
Brittney revealed in one of her Instagram posts that she met her wife while they were both students at Baylor University. Recent events included the celebration of the couple’s fourth wedding anniversary.