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Linnae Harper publicly known as "That Harper Kid" is a professional basketball athlete who was born and raised on the Southside of Chicago. She attended and graduated from Whitney Young Magnet High School known as one of the top players in the nation - winning 4 city championships and an undefeated state champion. 

Harper attended The University of Kentucky and graduated from The Ohio State University achieving many accolades in both programs. Linnae has much international experience winning seven USA Junior Olympic medals and competing abroad since the age of 16. 

In 2018, Harper played for WNBA Chicago Sky and continues to play at the highest level. In 2023, Harper was a part of the FIBA 2023 World Cup Gold Medalist team and has been a part of the WNBA Washington Mystics. Harper uses her professional platform and her unwavering passion for youth to enter the world of philanthropy establishing That Harper Kid 501(c)3 based out of the Southside of Chicago. 

That Harper Kid was established in 2019 with a vision to provide resources and opportunities to underprivileged youth in the Chicagoland area. We provide healthy and safe environments for our youth by establishing trustworthy and reliable relationships with local organizations that will allow us to impact the lives of many. Our mission is to educate youth on how to WIN EACH DAY through education, sports, and health.