The Number 1 pick of the 2010 WNBA draft is known for being a ferocious rebounder, but back in the day she chose a much friendlier persona. "I was a huge Barney fan," says Charles. "The day of this photo, I went to my kindergarten Halloween party. My mom said I wore this costume for two more days!"
Text: Sachin Shenolikar
Photo: COURTESY OF TINA CHARLES, CHUCK MYERS/MCT/GETTY IMAGES