Jason Alias Heyward also nicknamed as J-Hey is an American professional baseball player. He was born on August 9 1989 at Ridgewood New jersey. He is an American by his nationality and also can be called as Black American. His father Eugene is from South Carolina and mother Laura is from New York City who met Dartmouth. Jason also has a younger brother who attends the University of Miami and plans to major within the school of communication and also plays baseball for the Hurricanes.
Jason 17-year-old first baseman out of Henry County High School in Georgia, was selected in 2007 for the 14th overall pick. He was playing against many teams in high school. At the age of 20 he joined Atlanta Braves standing out from his high school. This was his educational career.
Knowing about Jason's personal life is pretty interesting. His parents were also supporting from the day he was born and successfully he became a professional baseball player. While his father emphasized that working hard and approaching the game with discipline were important, it was to be – above all – fun. Heyward maintained this same approach throughout his youth and professional career. At age 17, Heyward started his professional career in Minor League Baseball in the Braves' system. After a rapid ascent through the minor leagues, the Braves invited Heyward to spring training in March 2010. There, his hitting continued to draw notice, as he routinely hit "rockets" all over the field and over the fences, compelling manager Bobby Cox to make him a regular in the lineup. His career throughout the years was making him a professional player. And till 2015 was a very impressive years for his game and in December 15 2015 he signed a contract 184 million dollars for the Chicago Cubs. On November 9, Heyward became the first position player in Major League Baseball history to win three straight Gold Glove Awards with three different teams (Braves, Cardinals and Cubs).
Every celebrities or sports player have some rumors about them. And Jason also had some rumors about his game which didn’t affected him during the time. And Jason was not involved into any of the controversies.
There are no any special brands used by him but there T-shirts, Jerseys and Gears named after him which are pretty much used by his fans which makes him more famous around the streets.
In September 2012, Piedmont Henry Hospital in Stockbridge, Georgia, selected Heyward as one of ten representatives for their Real Men Wear Pink campaign against breast cancer. He stated at the time one of his grandmothers was battling the condition but had improved, and that her battle was an inspiration for him to participate.
Jason's height is 6.5ft and weighs 111 kg. Jason Heyward's salary per year: $4,500,000, overall contract:12,300,000 and Jason Heyward's Net worth:$4,500,000 ,Team: St. Louis Cardinals Market Value:$27,300,000,Guaranteed earning:$9,300,000,His total Fine amount$6,429.
Jason has a Facebook as well as a twitter account also. And he is been using it pretty well.