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Former Mountaineer Jonnie West and wife welcome daughter

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.–Former West Virginia basketball player Jonnie West and his wife Michelle Wie welcome an addition to their family last Friday.

The couple took to social media over the weekend to announce the birth of their daughter Makenna Kamalei Yoona West.

The couple got married last August.

After graduating, West continued to follow in his father Jerry’s footsteps and pursed a career in basketball and is currently the director of basketball operations for the Golden State Warriors. 

Wie became the youngest player to make an LPGA cut at the Kraft Nabisco Championship. She went on to win the U.S. Women’s Open championship in 2014 and owns five career victories on the LPGA Tour.

Cover Photo Credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Shanna Rose
WVU Graduate with a bachelor's in journalism and multimedia journalist. Sports Fan and sports writer. Former WVU News reporter. Contact Shanna on Twitter @SMR1837
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