Sophia Young-Malcolm was born in Kingston, St. Vincent and the Grenadine and moved to the U.S. as an exchange student at age 15. She attended Evangel Academy (La.), where she started playing basketball and was a three-year standout for the Eagles.
She graduated from Baylor in 2006 with her teaching credential and earned her master's degree in psychology from the University of Phoenix in 2011. During her four years at Baylor she was an NCAA Championship (2005); NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player (2005); Kodak First Team All-America Team (2005, 2006). In 2006, she was a part of the National Championship team and she was awarded the MVP award.
Sophia was drafted by the San Antonio Silver Stars in 2006 and has remained with the team for 10 seasons as an incredible athlete: WNBA All-Defensive second team: 2012. She also played in Europe and China in between her WNBA season.
Sophia retired from the WNBA in 2015 and lives in San Antonio with her husband Jermaine Malcolm and their two Children: daughter Skye and son Sevyn. Sophia currently coaches a girls varsity basketball team and is passionate about young people understanding their purpose for being here on earth at this time.