Fran Belibi (born July 20, 2001) is an American Basketball Player and Student from Centennial, Colorado. She recently became the second woman to win the Powerade JamFest dunk contest on March 25, 2019. The match held on Monday night in Atlanta. Her full birth name is Francesca Belibi.
Furthermore, the 17-year-old player initially rose to fame after becoming the first girl to dunk during a high-school match. It was a match between Regis Jesuit High School and their in-state opponent Grand Junction. Her video also went viral on January 6, 2017.
Moreover, Carl Mattei (her school coach) received about 300 phone calls and texts from college coaches who wanted to recruit her. Fran and her family then shortlisted 4 Universities named Harvard, Stanford, Princeton, and Notre Dame.
Later, Francesca eventually committed to Stanford University in May 2018. As it has a medical school on campus and she wants to become a doctor. As a player, Belibi played 3 varsity seasons at Regis Jesuit High School.
She also played for Mile Hi Magic in the summer. The younger athlete helped her youth teams secure gold medals at the “2017 FIBA Americas U16 Championship” and at “2018 FIBA U17 World Cup”. She also helped the USA to win the “2018 Latvia U17 International Invitational” title.
Belibi also repeated her epic dunk during another match in December 2018 during a match against Grandview. In addition, she also listed among top 25 prospects in the ESPN HoopGurlz rankings.
Profile, Parents & Early Life
The basketball player was born on the 20th of July 2001 in Kansas City, Kansas, The United States of America. Therefore, Fran Belibi’s age is 17 years old, as of 2018. Her father “Franck Belibi” is an internist and nephrologist.
Furthermore, Fran’s mother “Suzanne Belibi” is a pediatrician. Her parents met each other studying at a medical school in Europe. Belibi’s family also lived in Belgium before settling to the USA.
Moreover, the player has three siblings. She has a younger brother named Franck Belibi Jr. and two younger sisters named Fabiola and Hana Belibi. Currently, Fran attends Regis Jesuit High School in Aurora, Colorado. Francesca is expected to graduate in May 2019.
The player used to play tennis sport and later in 2015, she began playing basketball. In fact, Belibi soon improved her 6.3 points average and 5.9 rebounds to 18.0 points, 9.4 rebounds as a freshman. In her sophomore season, she improved her 3.4 blocks and 2.1 steals.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Real Full Birth Name||Francesca Belibi.|
|Profession||Student and Basketball Player.|
|Famous for||being the second woman to win the Powerade JamFest dunk contest.|
|Age (As of 2018)||17 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||July 20, 2001.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Kansas City, Kansas, United States.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Cancer.|
|Current Residence||Centennial, Colorado, USA.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6' 1".
Centimeters: 183 cm.
Meters: 1.83 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 65 Kg.
Pounds: 143 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||35-28-36.|
|Shoe Size (US)||9.|
|Tattoo details?||Will Update.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Franck Belibi.
Mother: Suzanne Belibi.
|Siblings||Brother: Franck Belibi Jr.
Sister: Fabiola Belibi and Hana Belibi.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|School||Regis Jesuit High School.|
|College/ University||Stanford University.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Chadwick Boseman.
Actress: Viola Davis.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Switzerland.|
|Love to do||Listen to music, Reading, and Playing Basketball.|
|Favorite Food||Mexican Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||Under Revision (As of 2018).|
|Annual Income & Earnings||Under Review.|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Will Update.|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Not found.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Fran Belibi
- She gained an interest in pursuing a medical degree as Francesca is inspired by her parents.
- According to the source, on September 20, 2015, Belibi picked up a ball during an open-gym session.
- She told the coaches that she could dunk a volleyball. This is how the younger player got involved in the basketball.
- Fran replaced her mobile number as soon as she became popular because she saw a friend who received countless calls and text for college recruitment.
- The 17-year-old Basketball Star, Fran Belibi height stands at 6 Feet 1 Inch (185 centimeters tall).
- Furthermore, she also possesses slim, active, and fit figure with a body weight of 65 kilograms (143 pounds) approximately.
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- Later, her parents began the website www.franbelibirecruit.com to make sure that Francesca got good opportunities.
- Moreover, around 217 college programs came forward to her through her school coach Carl Mattei.
- She also approached by 40 colleges through her registered website.