Born on April 28, 1989 in Kragujevac
She began her career in Sumadija Kragujevac , and when she was only 13 years old she goes into the Kraljevo City! From Kraljevo Jelena moved to Dubocica Leskovac , and then in Vojvodina, where she remained for 3 years ...
She played for all junior national teams of Serbia! At the European junior Championships in Novi Sad, Jelena was named MVP of the championship, winning the gold. In 2007 she signs contract with the Hungarian club MKB Euroleasing Sopron .
For national team of Serbia Jelena debuted in 2008, through the qualification for the European Championship , where our basketball players secured placement on the European Championship .
Next season, when she was only 19, making her debut in the Euroleague All -Star ( the first Serb who played in the women All- star). Milovanović played 15 minutes in her first appearanc , and achieve a 13 points, with hundred percent field goal . With Sopron she advances to Euroleague Final -Four (for the first time in the history of the club) . With Spartak Moscow Jelena became vice champion of women's Euroleague in. Since the summer of 2012, Jelena played again for the Hungarian champions Sopron, and in fall of 2013 she moved for Dinamo Kursk in Russia .
Jelena won fourth place with Serbia national team at European championship 2013 in France.
Milovanović is the first Serbian who signed contract with WNBA team on 2014. Shi is curently member of Washington Mistics.