Jaren Jackson Jr. Biography

( 1999 - )

Facts of Jaren Jackson Jr.

Date of Birth: 1999, September 15
Age: 19 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 11 Inch
Birth Name Jaren Jackson Jr.
Famous Name Jaren Jackson Jr.
Father Jaren Jackson
Mother Terri Jackson
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Birth Place Plainfield, New Jersey
Currently Working For Memphis Grizzlies
Salary $5,922,720
Weight in KG 109
Profession basketball
Started career as basketball player
Famous for Basketball
School attended Park Tudor
University attended Michigan State
Father Nationality American
Mother Nationality American
Full Name Jaren Jackson Jr.
Current team Memphis Grizzlies
Position in Team center
Horoscope Virgo
Birth Date September 15, 1999
School Location Indianapolis, Indiana
Points 10
Rebounds 6
University Team Michigan State
No. of Twitter Followers 28.2k
No. of Instagram Followers 80.6k
Height 6 feet 11 inches
Weight 242

Jaren Jackson Jr. is an American professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, Jaren Jackson Jr. currently plays for the Memphis Grizzlies as their center.


As a center, Jaren Jackson Jr. reportedly earns around $5,922,720 as his yearly salary from Memphis Grizzlies. He has just started his career so, his net worth is yet to be determined.

Jaren Jackson Jr.'s Early Life 

Jaren Jackson Jr. was born on September 15, 1999, in Plainfield, New Jersey to parents, Jaren Jackson, and Terri Jackson. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to Afro-American ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Virgo.

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Jaren Jackson Jr. attended Park Tudor in Indianapolis, Indiana where he played for his high school basketball team.

CAPTION: Jaren Jackson Jr. playing for Park Tudor SOURCE: Indystar

Jaren Jackson Jr., in his high school career, held an average of 10 points and 6 rebounds. After completing high school, Jaren Jackson Jr. enrolled at Michigan State and played for the Michigan State.

Jaren Jackson Jr.'s Professional Life

Jaren Jackson had a successful college career in basketball.  He was named the Big Ten's Defensive Player of the Year, Freshman of the Year, Big Ten's All-Freshman Team and the All-Big Ten's Third Team.

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Jackson was selected with the fourth overall pick by the Memphis Grizzlies in the 2018 NBA draft on June .21, 2018. After a couple of weeks,  he signed a multi-year, rookie scale contract with the Grizzlies.

CAPTION: Jaren Jackson Jr. scoring for the Memphis Grizzlies SOURCE: Commercialappeal

Furthermore, Jackson played for the United States of America's under-17 basketball team at the FIBA 2016 World Championship and helped win the gold medal. He held averages of 4.3 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 1.2 blocked shots.

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He was also a member of the USA Junior National Select Team which participated in the Nike Hoop Summit, held in Portland, Oregon in 2017.

Jaren Jackson Jr.'s Personal Life

Jackson is the son of retired professional basketball coach and NBA player, Jaren Jackson. He followed in his father's path and has made a name in basketball. Fans are curious about his dating affairs or relationship. However, there is no information regarding whom he is currently dating or having affair with. It seems that he is currently single.

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His Instagram page shows his love for the basketball game and he keeps posting pics of him playing the game. He seems to be totally focused on making his career in NBA.

Jaren Jackson Jr.'s Salary and Net Worth

Jaren Jackson Jr. has just started his career in NBA.  He reportedly signed a contract with Memphis Grizzlies in 2018. Further, the NBA player has an average salary of $5,922,720 annually. Jackson is the 194th best-paid NBA player this year.

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His career in NBA has just started, so his net worth is yet to be reviewed. Other than being a famous NBA center, Jaren Jackson Jr. is pretty famous in social media. He has 80.6k Instagram followers and 28.2k Twitter followers.

Facts and Stats of Jaren Jackson Jr.

Jaren Jackson Jr. is not only a world-class athlete but also has a very attractive individual. The Famous NBA star is 6 feet 11 inches in height and weighs around 109 kgs.

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