Saniya Rivers

PSR 27 Feb,2023

Facts of Saniya Rivers

Gatorade National Player of the Year (2021), USA Today National Player of the Year (2021).
Full Name
Saniya Rivers
Last Name
First Name
Famous Name
Wilmington's female Michael Jordan
Relationship Status
Jimmy Donnell Rivers
Demetria Toon Rivers
Nanna Rivers (step-sister)
No. of Siblings
Father Nationality
Mother Nationality
No. of Twitter Followers
No. of Instagram Followers


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
Famous for
Basketball player
Endorsment brands
Frost NYC, DTLR Lifestyle, Soldxout, Bojangles.
Started career as
Basketball Player


Relationship Status

Saniya Rivers is an American colligate basketball player currently playing for North Carolina states women's basketball under guard position. Rivers scores in varieties of ways and have the ability to view the basketball court from different perspectives and wears jersey number 22. Saniya is nicknamed"Wilmington's female Michael Jordan ".

Saniya Rivers was born in the year 2000 A.D., in North Carolina, U.S. The basketball player played at Ashley High School in Wilmington, River was raised by her father, Jimmy Donnell Rivers, and mother, Demetria Toon Rivers, who were former basketball players during their college days.

Saniya Rivers Net Worth: Does She Earns From Endorsements?

Saniya Rivers' estimated net worth as of now is $100,000, the player's fanbase is becoming bolder day by day so we can expect her social media followers to skyrocket. Saniya has a step-sister named Nanna Rivers, with whom she might be sharing the passed-down assets of her parents in the future.

Saniya Saniya Rivers promotes clothing brands on her Instagram. SOURCE: Instagram: @niyaa.rivers44

The basketball player seems to be generating money through deals with brand endorsements. Rivers has promoted many brands on both Instagram and Twitter. Brands like Frost NYC, DTLR Lifestyle, Soldxout, Bojangles, and Operation Warm are promoted by Saniya.

Recently, The basketball player is teaming up with brands, and raising voices against the prevention of Breast Cancer and human trafficking. The "Wilmington's female Michael Jordan"  is a warm-hearted as well as a highly competent basketball player.

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Saniya Rivers Transfer: NC state women's basketball

The NC state girl played at Ashley High School and then was committed to South Carolina women's basketball team. On May 26, 2020, Rivers announced her commitment to the University of South Carolina Gamecocks, where she had won back-to-back ACC tournaments.

Saniya Saniya River committed to N.C. State on May 30, 2022.  SOURCE: NC State University

Saniya assisted South Carolina Basketball team in winning the NCAA national championship, but after a month she transferred to NC State Wolfpack women's basketball, Though recruiting process was a hassle for her, she decided to give it a second chance. River transferred to the North Carolina State women's basketball and made the decision public on  May 30, 2022.

Saniya Rivers' Boyfriend: Is The 23-Year-Old Single?

Saniya will be turning 23 years old in 2023, but has she found her soulmate with whom RIvers would spend her entire life? Observing and analyzing different information on the internet, and her social media, we can assume that Saniya Rivers might still be single.

Saniya Saniya Rivers will be 23 years old in 2023.  SOURCE: @niyaa.rivers44

Though the single picture of a boy has been uploaded by her but is believed to be for the promotion of a clothing brand. The Playerswiki team will be sure to update the information regarding her love life if Rivers reveals anything about her affairs.

The enthusiastic girl currently focuses her entire energy to brush up her basketball skills and Rivers has been recently transferred to a new team so she doesn't have enough time to be involved in trivial affairs.

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Saniya Rivers Dunk: Reason Behind Her Transfer

After winning the NCAA championships with SC women's basketball team, she stated that it was time for her to move on. Snaiya explained that the basketball team was great and didn't hold grudges against it.

The basketball player has an athletic body with which Rivers can leap effortlessly, and can slam dunk in her opponent's net. Dunk is famous because of its flashy side, but sometimes it can provide easy points during competitive matches.

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Saniya Rivers Parents: What Does She Shares On Her Instagram?

Analyzing her Instagram and Twitter, the basketball player updates her gameplay and shares some glimpses with her mother, father, and teammates. "Wilmington's female Michael Jordan" also states about her transfer and sometimes quotes positive affirmations.

Saniya Saniya shared a picture on Twitter with her mom.  SOURCE: Twitter: @Ihoop___22

The basketball player's father, Jimmy Donnell Rivers, and mother, Demetria Toon Rivers are now together for 15 years, and on that occasion, Saniya tweeted a tik-tok that she made with her parents.

Saniya, shared a photo with her mom, Demetria, on her birthday, and tweeted, "Another year has gone by and strangers still assume we’re sisters lol". The basketball player's mom looks younger than her age. It seems that her father and mother are proud of her and love her more than anything in this world.

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Saniya Rivers Height, Stats, And Accolades

Snaiya Rivers stands at 6 feet 1 inch, and she averaged 36.8 points, 11.5 rebounds, 5.3 steals, and 5.1 assists per game during her time with the Gatorade girl's basketball team. According to ESPN, Rivers averaged 8.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 2.7 assists during the 2022-2023 season with South Carolina women's basketball team

The basketball player loved basketball since her childhood and Rivers has achieved numerous achievements throughout her basketball career. "Wilmington's female Michael Jordan " has also been honored with McDonald's All-America (2021), Gatorade National Player of the Year (2021), USA Today National Player of the Year (2021), and three times Gatorade North Carolina Player of the Year.


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