John Petty Jr. Biography

May 7, 2020
First published on:May 7, 2020
by Ramin

Facts of John Petty Jr.

Birth Name John Petty Jr.
Birth Place Huntsville, Alabama, the United States
Famous Name John Petty Jr.
Birth Date 3rd December 1998
Horoscope Sagittarius
University Team Alabama Crimson Tide
No. of Instagram Followers 51500
Height 6' 5''
Weight 83 Kg
Position in Team Small Forward
No. of Siblings 2
Current team Alabama Crimson Tide
Nationality American
Profession Basketball Player
Currently Working For Alabama Crimson Tide
University attended Alabama State University
School attended Johnson High School and Jemison High School
Graduated year 2021
Married to Tamarra Flecher
Children Aubiella Nicole Petty

John Petty Jr. is an American Basketball Player who plays for the Alabama Crimson Tide alongside Kira Lewis Jr. of the southeastern Conference (SEC). After finishing his high school season, he was ranked a four-star prospect by 247 Sports and a five-star prospect by ESPN, and Rivals who then committed to play for Alabama over offers from Kentucky.

Petty was born on 3rd December 1998 under the star sign Sagittarius. He was born and raised in Huntsville, Alabama, the United States alongside two sisters.   

John Petty Jr. Projected Salary and Contract

No. 23 – Alabama Crimson Tide's Small Forward has recently declared for the 2020 NBA draft. He might not be one of the best guys out there but he certainly shows some promising attribute on the court. As per sources from CBS Sports, he is ranked #74 prospect in between Paul Eboua and Myles Powell.  

The Small Forward will be earning in millions if he goes on to be picked in the second round of the draft. As the previous years' players such as Jalen McDaniels who was a second-round pick signed a 4-year contract worth $6,129,593which includes a guaranteed amount of $898,310 and an annual average salary of $1,532,398 with the Charlotte Hornets. 

No. 23 – Alabama Crimson Tide's Small Forward SOURCE: [email protected]_johnpetty23

To review his net worth, Perry is still a college player and is yet to turn professional and start earning substantial cash from his professional career. But in return for his incredible performance for Alabama, the college do provide their students with Grant-aid and incentives, to make the athletes focused on improving their overall game. Petty received $25,986 in Scholarship alone from the university. In addition to the scholarship, there is medical insurance and large training facilities that the athletes are allowed to use to develop their minds and soul. As a result, his net worth is still under review and will be updated shortly.

Testing the Draft water 

The Alabama Mr. Basketball will be testing the draft water which he announced on 25 March 2020 via Instagram. The 20 years old has not hired an agent and still hold his college eligibility if he wishes to return for his senior year at Alabama.  

John Petty Jr. Statement Via Instagram SOURCE: [email protected]_johnpetty23

In a interview with head coach Nate Oat said, "Based on feedback that they get, they both may leave, (and) we're planning on possibly not having either of them back. ... The best course of action is to plan on them both leaving and if they happen to come back then it's a pleasant surprise." 

Family Background: Parents, Wife, and Daughter

The Second-team All-SEC was born to Parents John Petty Sr. and Regina Petty. His father also played basketball for the Buckhorn High School as a shooting guard in New Market, Alabama. The couple is blessed with three children. They have two daughters besides John.

John Petty Jr. alongside daughter SOURCE: [email protected]_johnpetty23

Furthermore, John Petty Jr. is a father himself who married his girlfriend Tamarra Flecher. The couple is blessed with a beautiful daughter Aubiella Nicole Petty who was born during John's freshman season at Alabama University.  

Career Stats

The 6 ft 5 in started his basketball career in Johnson High School in Huntsville, Alabama where he led the team to a state championship in his freshman year. As a Junior, he averaged 19.9 points, 7.1 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game, shooting 51 percent from the field. Winning many accolades in Johnson High in his two seasons, he then transferred to Jemison High School for his senior year. He averaged 20.7 points, 7.7 rebounds, and 5.6 assists per game.       

Joining Alabama, John was included in the starting line up as a freshman where he averaged 10.2 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game. He scored a season-high of 30 points and made a school record of 10 three-pointers in a single game against a 104-67 win over Alabama A&M.

Again in Sophomore year, he matched his career-high of 30 points in a 71-68 loss to Tennessee averaging 10.2 points, 4.2 rebounds, and 1.9 assists per game. He scored a career-high of  34 points and 12 rebounds in a 104-89 loss to the Iowa States. As a Junior, he averaged 14.5 points, 6.6 rebounds, and 2.5 assists per game ending his season and announced for the 2020 NBA draft. 

Career Highlights and Awards 

  • Second-team All-SEC (2020)
  • Jordan Brand Classic (2017)
  • 2× Alabama Mr. Basketball (2016, 2017

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