DJ Stephens Biography

( 1990 - )
December 1, 2018
First published on:December 1, 2018
by Jorden

Facts of DJ Stephens

Date of Birth: 1990, December 19
Age: 28 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 5 Inch
Birth Name Dalenta Jameral Stephens
Birth Place Frankfurt, Germany
Famous Name D.J. Stephens
Horoscope Sagittarius
Father Will Stephens
Mother Dorothea Love
Net Worth around $1 million
Salary $77,250
Past Team Ilysiakos, Milwaukee Bucks, Anadolu Efes, Zenith Saint Petersburg, Canton Charge, Iowa Energy,, Budivelnyk, Vaqueros de Baymon, Le Mans
School Location Harker Heights, Texas
University Team University Of Memphis
No. of Twitter Followers 19.3 k
No. of Instagram Followers 105 k
Weight 90 kg
Position in Team Small Forward
Current team Memphis Grizzlies
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Profession basketball player
Started career as basketball player
Currently Working For Memphis Grizzlies
University attended University of Memphis
School attended Harker Heights
Graduated year 2009-2013
Married to Stacie Payne
Children Daughters Dallas Noelle Stephens and Lordis Reign Stephens
Squad No 20

D.J. Stephens is an American professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, Dalenta Jameral Stephens currently plays for the Memphis Grizzlies as their Small Forward. Stephens has played for other teams like Ilysiakos, Milwaukee Bucks, Anadolu Efes, Zenith Saint Petersburg, Canton Charge, Iowa Energy, Budivelnyk, Vaqueros de Baymon, Le Mans.


Playing as a Small Forward, Stephens reportedly earns around $77,250 as his yearly salary from Memphis Grizzlies and has an estimated net worth of over $1 million.

DJ Stephens Early Life

Dalenta Jameral Stephens was born on December 19, 1990, in Frankfurt, Germany to parents Will Stephens and Dorothea Love. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to Black ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Sagittarius.

Dalenta Jameral Stephens attended Harker Heights in Harker Heights, Texas where he played for his high school basketball team. After completing high school, he enrolled at the University of Memphis and played there.

He was not a highly respected recruit from Harker Heights High School when a Memphis coach Josh Pastner offered him a scholarship. DJ became a starter in his senior year in Memphis and won the Conference USA Defense Player of the Year award.

In the 2013 NCAA tournament, he won national attention after demonstrating his skill in sailing against St. Mary 's and the state of Michigan. Stephens played a total of 129 games in a four-year career in Memphis, averaging 4.0 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.2 blocks in 13.2 minutes per game.

DJ Stephens's Net Worth

As of 2018, Dalenta Jameral Stephens has an estimated net worth of over  $1 million. He reportedly signed a two-way contract with Memphis Grizzlies and Memphis Hustles. Further, the NBA player has an annual average salary of $77,250.

He is also the 17th best-paid player of Memphis Grizzlies. Dalenta Jameral Stephens so far has made good earnings from his entire NBA career.

Further, the NBA Player Dalenta Jameral earns a good amount of money from various sponsorships.

DJ Stephens Professional Career

After being Undrafted in 2013 NBA Draft, he joined Miami Heats for Orlando Summer League and Dallas Mavericks for Las Vegas Summer League. Stephens signed a 10-day contract with Milwaukee and he made his debut on 2014, March 29. Later DJ signed with Anadolu Efes for the 2013-14 season.

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Championship Me...! ?? #IThankGod

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Stephens signed with New Orleans Pelicans and Zenit Saint Petersburg for the 2014-15 season averaging 6.7 points and 5.3 rebounds per game. He has played for many other clubs like Canton Charge, Iowa Energy, Budivelnyk, Vaqueros de Baymon, Le Mans until now.

NBA Regular season:

Year Team Games played Games started Minutes per game Rebounds per game Assists per game Steals per game Blocks per game Points per game
2013-14 Milwaukee Bucks 3 0 5.0 1.7 0 0 0 2.3
Career   3 0 5.0 1.7 0 0 0 2.3

He signed the 2017–18 season with the French club Le Mans Sarthe Basket on 17 July 2017. On 15 May 2018, DJ was named the 2017–18 season's LNB Pro A Best Sixth Man. He averaged 9.1 points and 3.7 rebounds per game. On 5 July 2018, he re-signed with the team.

Stephens plays along with Marc Gosel, Chandler Parsons, Mike Conley Jr., Kyle Anderson, Javon Carter,

DJ Stephens Personal Life

The Famous NBA star Stephens is 6 feet 5 inches tall in height and weighs around 90 kg. Stephens is not only a world-class athlete but also a very attractive individual.

Other than being a famous NBA Small Forward, he is pretty famous in social media. He has 105k followers on Instagram and 19.3k followers on his Twitter account.

Stephens married Stacie Payne after a long romantic relationship. They have two beautiful daughters Dallas Noelle Stephens and Lordis Reign Stephens.

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Missing these two ??‍??‍????

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Before getting married, Stephens got arrested, accused of assaulting his girlfriend Stacie in October 2016. He was released after paying a bond of $15,000.

Facts and stats of DJ Stephens

  • Age: 28 years
  • Height: 6 feet 5 inch
  • Weight: 90 kg
  • Wife: Stacie Payne
  • Salary: $77,250

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