|Born||July 23 1959|
St. Louis, Missouri
|Listed height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|College||Kentucky State (1978-1982)|
Besta Beal (née Stokes; born July 23, 1959) is an American former college basketball player who played for the Kentucky State Thorobreds women's basketball team of Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. She is the mother of National Basketball Association (NBA) player Bradley Beal.
Personal Life Edit
Beal is the athletic director at University City High School in St. Louis, Missouri. She married former Kentucky State football player Bobby Beal, her college sweetheart. All five of their sons are athletes: Brandon played tight end at Northern Illinois; Bruce played offensive lineman at Alabama State; Bradley plays for the Washington Wizards; and Bryon and Byron played offensive linemen and defensive line at Lindenwood University. Through Bradley, she has one grandson, Deuce.