Sydel Curry-Lee, formerly known as Sydel Curry, Elon volleyball superstar, daughter to NBA legend Dell Curry and sister to current NBA superstar Stephen Curry is living high on life right now. The newlywed is enjoying being a wife to her rising NBA star husband Damion Lee, fresh on the heels of her first bug event collaboration with Neiman Marcus and introducing the world to her new Wine as well. Sydel continues to pursue markets that are not highly represented with women or women of color. She continues to build and watch her brand become more transparent with each day, as she strives to bring awareness to mental health and a space for ambition women looking to make a difference even if it means winging it a little. Sydel hits all the benchmarks for an individual solidifying herself as a leading face of the WE.
We are the ones who we’ve been waiting for. The WE, simply put, are those who boldly strive to leave a footprint in the fresh cement of the culture. Shaping our narrative, telling our stories with a voice and veracity that only we can. The WE are those that thrive with excellence, and awareness that the door is not just for them to get through, but to take down. WE have arrived. We are the ones; we’ve been waiting for. To acknowledge this is not hyperbole, or arrogance. It is a beckon, an arousal of a need to act now! To do, to be, to say, to correct, to cultivate the space for proper representation. In this exclusive Q & A conversation with Delly, we uncover the battle with colorism Sydel experience and her brushes with racism. Sydel passionately talks about why attacks on her brother Stephen, specifically gets under her skin. Sydel continues to leaves us in admiration as she esteems others and talks about the WE, that she does not have to look outside of her own family to acknowledge some individuals truly contributing to the culture in a real way.
The WE rookie of the year.
In a generation where the term role model is all but exist you seem to be someone who desires to answer the bell in the matter.
“When I decided to come to fully embraced this social media thing and use my platform for a reason and with a purpose I definitely kind of wanted to be different, different from at least the presence on social media. I did not see a lot of women on social media that I could really relate to. Especially in terms of talking about mental health.