Miranda Joy Ayim is a Canadian sportswoman playing as part of Canada’s National team. She was born on the 6th of May 1988 in London, Ontario where she is currently based. Currently, she plays professionally in France for Basket Landes club basketball. She is 1.83 meters tall and is rated as one of Canada’s best female players in the game. She recently also played for the Tulsa Shock of the Women’s National Basketball Association. Miranda has been representing Canada since she was young with her first win being a silver medal at the 2006 U-19 FIBA World Championship qualifier.

The Story of Miranda Ayim

Miranda is the younger of two children, with an older brother by the name of Kyler. They were born to parents Gus, and Sandy Ayim who she says instilled a love of sports in her. Before settling on basketball, she played a different variety of sports including volleyball which she believed she would play professionally. At 18, she received a basketball scholarship to Pepperdine University where she would study and graduate in Public Relations and Psychology. Later she would go pro beginning her career in Turkey for three years and then later play in France for a period of two years.

Jumping from Hoop to Hoop

Miranda’s earliest sporting achievement began in her under 19 games with the national team of Canada in 2006. She would continue playing both under 19 and under 21 FIBA World Championships in 2007, then in the year 2008, be ascended to the national senior team where she would qualify with her team for her first Olympic games in London, 2012. This would put the women’s team ahead in the games for the first time since the year 2000. In 2014, Canada would place fifth at the FIBA World Championship giving them the best result since 1986, making these the first of her records to come.