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Ex-hoops standout turned fashion design star Desyree Nicole to visit alma mater EMU

FOX 2 (WJBK)Eastern Michigan is kicking off its National Girls and Women in Sports Day with a special guest who’s been featured on Netflix and who has designed clothes for NFL and NBA players.

Former Eastern Michigan womens basketball standout turned fashion star Desyree Nicole, sat down with Brandon Hudson to talk about it.

FOX 2: “What makes a woman who is playing basketball at the top of her game, say, ‘Let me see what this fashion is about?’”

Desyree: “I would say life.”

The journey of life has brought fashion designer Desyree Nicole from basketball star in Ypsilanti – to New York – to Atlanta – and on Wednesday, a full-circle homecoming at Eastern Michigan.

FOX 2: “What does it feel like when you step on campus, what was that feeling?”

“Completely nostalgic,” she said. “I was running my fiancée pretty much through everything I can remember.

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