Ja Morant Biography

( 1999 - )
May 19, 2019
First published on:May 3, 2019
by Jorge

Facts of Ja Morant

Date of Birth: 1999, August 10
Age: 20 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Birth Name Temetrius Jamel "Ja" Morant
Famous Name Ja Morant
Height 1.9 m
Girlfriend KK Dixon

Ja Morant is an American College basketball player currently playing for the Murray State Racers in NCAA Division I. Additionally, he is considered a top prospect as a potential top-three pick in the NBA draft for 2019. 

Ja Morant is still in his college so he has made no earnings so far. He receives no salary or pay from his college, but receives a full ride to college. Ja Morant is in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend, KK Dixon.

Who is Ja Morant's Girlfriend? Know About His LOVE life and Marital Status

According to various sources, Ja Morant is in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend who's name in her official Instagram is KK Dixon. Further, it is rumored that they started dating since 2018's fall.

Ja Morant uploads Dixon's pictures with lovely captions. He even wished her on valentines saying 'Happy Valentines Day to my beautiful queen. blessed & thankful for ya girl. I Love You. winning on & off the court.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Happy Valentines Day to my beautiful queen ?? blessed & thankful for ya girl ?? I Love You ?? winning on & off the court ??

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Morant and his bae are seen spending quality time together every time he is off the court. His girlfriend Dixon is also seen watching his game in many instances which proves that the couple is super strong.

Unlike other celebrities who are seen hanging out with different strippers, Ja rather flaunts his girlfriend. So we can say the couple is definitely bonded strongly. There is not much information about his girlfriend besides that she is a fashion designer and have two siblings. 

How Much Does Ja Morant Earn From his professional Career? Know About His Net Worth

Ja Morant is in his early career, so there is still no information about his income and salary in the media yet. Further, He is also scheduled to be drafted in the first round of the NBA draft for 2019. 

Referring to the 2018 NBA draft, the top college prospect, Deandre Ayton, drafted by Phoenix Suns in the first round, earned a basic salary of $8,864,040.

So with this reference, we believe that after being drafted in 2019, Morant will earn somewhere around Ayton's salary. In addition, Morant is yet to play at a higher level. So as a professional basketball player, he yet to earn money. 

In addition, a college basketball player is specifically earning an average salary of $41,479 ranging from $36,832 to $45,564. Moreover, his net worth and assets aren't yet out. So let's wait till he is drafted in 2019. 

Ja Morant Early Life and Bio

Ja Morant was born to his parent's Tee and Jamie Morant on August 10, 1999, at Dalzell, South Carolina. Also, he has a sister named Teniya. Further, he is an American in nationality and the African in ethnicity. Moreover, his zodiac sign is Leo. 

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Morant trained with his father in his backyard, teaching him step-back jump shots and buying tractor tires to practice soft landing jumping. Morant played with the South Carolina Hornets, a small grassroots team based in Columbia, South Carolina, on the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) circuit.

His only major NCAA Division I offer came from South Carolina. The mid-major program Murray State of the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) accidentally discovered him in July 2016 when assistant coach James Kane attended a camp in hopes of seeing a player joining his team.

Ja Morant Professional Life and Career

With the departures of key players, Morant assumed a leading role for Murray State as a sophomore. He recorded 26 points and 11 assists in a 74–53 win over Wright State in his season debut. Morant posted 29 points on November 24, 2018, a season-high 13 rebounds and 12 assists in a 77–66 victory over Missouri State, becoming the first Murray State player ever to record multiple triple-doubles.

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He was named OVC Player of the Year and first-team All-OVC at the end of the regular season while leading in assisting the NCAA Division I. He later won first-team All-American honors from the Basketball Writers Association of the United States and second-team All-American honors from Sporting News.

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Following the loss of Murray State in the 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, Morant announced his intention to abandon his final two seasons of college eligibility and declare that he will be a first-round selection for the 2019 NBA draft.


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