Natalia Diamante Bryant (born January 19, 2003) is an American volleyball player who attends Sage Hill High School in Los Angeles, California. A sophomore middle hitter for her high school team, she has repeatedly drawn attention from national sports media. She is the daughter of Hall of Fame NBA player Kobe Bryant.
Bryant is the eldest child of retired Hall of Fame National Basketball Association player Kobe Bryant and model Vanessa Bryant and has two siblings. She has two youngers sisters, Gianna and Bianka. Her mother is Mexican and her father is African-American. She is the granddaughter of Joe Bryant and great-niece of John "Chubby" Cox. Bryant's middle name means 'diamond' in spanish.
High School Career Edit
Despite her father's basketball fame, Bryant grew up without a passion for the game and preferred volleyball. Starting in her freshman season, Bryant played volleyball for Sage Hill at the middle hitter position. Her highlight videos immediately helped her gain popularity on the Internet and appeared in The Washington Post. Bryant saw significant improvement as a sophomore and helped her team win their second straight title. She also plays club volleyball for Mamba Ballers.