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Jayson Tatum is an American athlete. Jayson Tatum is a basketball player who plays for the ‘Boston Celtics; of the National Basketball Association.

Table of Biography

Early Childhood and Education

Jayson Tatum whose birth name is Jayson Christopher Tatum was born on 3rd March 1998 and will become 24 years old in the year 2022. Being born in early March, his zodiac sign is Pisces. Likewise, Jayson was born in St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America, and holds American citizenship. Similarly, talking about his ethnicity and religion, he belongs to the African-American ethnic group and follows Christianity.

Likewise, speaking of his parents, Jayson is the child of Justin Tatum and Brandy Cole. However, at the time of his birth, his parents were both 19 years old and were not married. At the time he was born, his mother decided to raise him as a single mother and his father was always there to support them.

Likewise, talking more about his parents, his father Justin was a basketball player for St. Louis University. Similarly, after this, he took a job as a gym teacher and basketball coach at the Christian Brothers College High School in St. Louis. Likewise, his mother Brandy Cole was a law graduate from St. Louis University and practiced law.

However, as they were undergraduate students and struggled to find proper financial means to raise Jayson. Likewise, as his dad was into sports, Jayson came into association with basketball as a child as his father was a basketball coach. Similarly, his godfather NBA player Larry Hughes was his father’s school and college teammate.

Likewise, while growing up, he grew interested in sports mainly basketball. Similarly, as he grew up with a great height he was apt for playing basketball and his father also told him many times that he was built for basketball. Moreover, by the time he came to teenage, he began playing with much bigger and older players.

Furthermore, talking about his educational background, Jayson went to Chaminade College Preparatory where he became the star of the school basketball team. Likewise, during his high school years, he became friends with NBA player Matthew Tkachuk.

Early Career

After high school, Jayson enroll at Duke University and made a debut in December 2016. Likewise, in his debut year, Jayson scored 10 points leading his team to win over ‘Maine’. Similarly, over the next few weeks, Jayson performed well leading his team to win victories over major teams including ‘Florida’, ‘George Tech’, and ‘Miami’.

Likewise, his team Duke Blue Devils then enter the ACC Tournament Championship finals in March 2017. Similarly, in the finals, the Duke defeated the ‘Notre Dame Fighting Irish’ winning the championship. In this, Jayson made a score of 19 points and 8 rebounds in the match playing a decisive role in his team’s championship victory.

Professional Life

Jayson made his ‘NBA debut playing with Cleveland Cavaliers making a double-double scoring 14 points and 10 rebounds. However, despite this, his team lost the match 102-99. Likewise, he performed the best of his career with New York Knicks scoring 24 points in October 2017. Likewise, his name then became Eastern Conference’s rookie of the Month for December 2017.

Similarly, Jayson became the youngest player to score more than 20 points in four consecutive NBA Playoff games. He also became one of the two-player scoring 20 points in 10 games during rookie playoff days. Likewise, he also became NBA All-Rookie First Team in May 2018.

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Caption: Jayson in the cover picture of Slam Magazine. Source: Facebook

Net worth

Talking about his net worth and earnings, Jayson is an athlete by profession. Likewise, he is a professional basketball player who plays for Boston Celtics. Likewise, he makes a net worth of around $6 million. However, there is no information about his asset values available in the media.

Relationship status

Regarding his relationship status, Jayson is straight and single at present. However, in past, he was in a relationship with Samie Amos. Unfortunately, this relationship broke off as Jayson did infidelity and later came to know that he was cheating with Toriah Lachelle. There is a rumor of him having a child with Toriah.

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Caption: Jayson posing for a picture. Source: Facebook

Body Measurement

Likewise, talking about his body measurement, he stands 6 feet 5 inches (75 inches) and weighs around 94 kg. However, his body measurement detail including vital stats is not yet available but looking at his physical appearance, as he is an athlete, he has a fit body type. Similarly, he has a dark skin type with dark brown pair of eyes and black hair color.

Social Media

Reflecting upon his social media presence, Jayson is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Likewise, his Instagram account is @jaytatum0 and has 4 million followers in it. Similarly, his Twitter account is @jaytatum0 and has 871.7k followers in it since he joined in December 2011. Likewise, his Facebook account is @JayTatum0 and has 886k followers in it.

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