Shakira Baker – New Zealand Women’s Rugby Sevens Team

MOUNT MAUNGANUI, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 29: Shakira Baker poses for a portrait on March 29, 2016 in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

Shakira Baker, 24 years old, has been competing with New Zealand’s national sevens team since 2011. Baker recognizes the legendary All Black Jonah Lomu as her favorite rugby player, and recalls running the ball in the wrong direction in high school as her her earliest rugby memory.