Derrick Jones Jr. Biography

December 5, 2018
First published on:December 5, 2018
by Sam

Facts of Derrick Jones Jr.

Derrick Jones Jr. is an American professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, Derrick Jones Jr. currently plays for the Miami Heat as their Small forward.  Derrick Jones Jr. has played for other teams like Phoenix Suns and Northern Arizona Suns.


As a Small forward, Derrick Jones Jr. reportedly earns around $1,512,601 as his yearly salary from Miami Heat. Further, Derrick Jones Jr. has an estimated net worth of over 15 million.

Early Life of Derrick Jones Jr.

 Derrick Jones Jr. was born on February 15, in 1997. As per his nationality, he is American. Further, his star sign is Aquarius. He grew up along with his brother Lakeem Johnson and two sisters Dej'sha Jones and On'Jesha Jones.

CAPTION: Derrick Jones Jr. SOURCE: AZCentral

Derrick Jones Jr. attended Archbishop John Carroll in Radnor, Pennsylvania where he played for his high school basketball team.

Derrick Jones Jr., in his high school career, held an average of  19.2  points and 10.1 rebounds. After completing high school, He enrolled at UNLV in 2015 and played for the UNLV Runnin' Rebels.

Derrick Jones was the Runnin' Rebels'  who lead the second scorer in 2015. Derrick Jones Jr. averaged 11.5 points on 58.9 percent shooting and 4.5 rebounds in 30 games. 

Personal Life of Derrick Jones Jr.

NBA player Derrick Jones Jr. is the son of Derrick Sr. and Otiesse Jones. He also has a brother, Lakeem Johnson, and two sisters, Dej'sha Jones, and On'Jesha Jones.

He has a very good impression on his family member. He is also supported by his family.

Further, in his life, there is no special loved one other than his family. This 21-year-old player is still single. He is not involved in any kind of affairs or love relationship. 

It seems as is if he is busy on making his career and giving all his focus on his game.

The professional life of Derrick Jones Jr.

Derrick Jones Jr. currently plays for Miami Heat. He has signed a two-way contract with the Miami Heat on December 31, 2017. On January 9, 2018,

CAPTION: Derrick Jones Jr. SOURCE: Hot Hot Hoops

Derrick Jones Jr. made his first start for the Heat in just his third game. He recorded 8 points, five rebounds, 1 assist and 2 blocks against the Toronto Raptors.

Also, read Goran Dragic, Dion Waiters, Hassan Whiteside.

Derrick Jones Jr.'s Net Worth

As of 2018, Derrick Jones Jr. has an estimated net worth of over 15 million. He reportedly signed a two-way contract with the Miami Heat in 2017. Further, the NBA player has an average salary of $1,512,601 annually.

Year Salary
2018 $1,512,601
2019 $1,645,357

Other than being a famous NBA Star, Derrick Jones Jr. is pretty famous in social media. He has about 127k followers and gets 5k likes on average. In Twitter, he has  13.1 k and 585 likes.

Facts on Derrick Jones Jr. 

Here are some facts about Derrick Jones Jr. 

  • Derrick Jones Jr. was born on February 15, 1997.
  • He holds American nationality.
  • He is 6 ft 7 inch tall.
  • He's the 15th best-paid player of the Miami Heat this year.
  • He's the 399th best-paid NBA player this year.

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