While many female athletes name male athletes as their role models, Holdsclaw named Martin Luther King, Jr. "He was a person who was determined to bring about change, and he did that by being persistent and standing up for what he believed in."
And who is her female role model? "Teresa Edwards because she is not only an awesome ball player, but also a complete person," Holdsclaw said. "She has set standards for herself and others. She is goal-oriented and gets things done."