Tony Chennault

by John Max 22 Mar,2018
Tony Chennault
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 2 Inch
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Tony Chennault
  • Birth Country Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Famous Name Tony Chennault
  • Father Anthony Chennault
  • Mother Crystal Morton
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity African

Tony Chennault is a former basketball player who played college basketball for Villanova University and high school basketball for Saints.

As of now, 6-feet-2-inches tall guard defender is engaged in the film industry and has established himself as a renowned director who is well known for his work in Oldhead.

Tony Chennault's Early Life

A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Tony Chennault was born on 14th April 1991. His birth sign is Aries. By nationality, Chennault is an American and he belongs to African ethnicity. He was raised alongside siblings Mike Jay and Sean Chennault by their parents: mother, Crystal Morton, and father, Anthony Chennault who also played basketball professionally in Europe.

Having raised in Philadelphia public school system, he attended Saints John Neumann and Maria Goretti Catholic High School and was more serious about studies. He then joined Wake Forest University in North Carolina but later moved to Villanova University.

He graduated from the University in 2014 with a degree in in Communications.

Tony Chennault's Net Worth and Endorsement

Presently Tony Chennault is engaged in filming. He has also directed numbers of good films and TV series including “Oldhead”, “Chris” as well as a documentary named “In Transition: Tony Chennault” through which he might have earned good sum. However, Chennault has not disclosed his exact figure of net worth and salary.

Besides, he a retired basketball player. He might have earned a good amount in his playing career too.

Tony Chennault's High School Career

He attended Saints John Neumann and Maria Goretti Catholic High School, where he initially started his basketball career.

As a freshman in the 2006-07 season, Chennault helped his team Saint to a 26-6 record and a Catholic League Championship.

In his sophomore year, Saints lost to eventual state champion Archbishop Carroll in the state AAA quarterfinals. His team ended the 2008-09 season, ranking no 11 in the ESPN Rise East Region Poll.

In his junior year at his high school, Chennault recorded 16 points per game, leading his side to a 26-3 overall record as well as a perfect Philadelphia Catholic League Mark.

As a senior, he averaged 19.1 points with 6.0 rebounds, leading the Saints to a 30-1 record as well as the PIAA Class AAA state title.

Tony Chennault's College Career

Freshman Year

Upon graduation from Neumann-Goretti High school, Chennault attended Villanova University and joined Villanova University’s men’s basketball team. On 12th November 2010, he made his collegiate debut in the season opener against Stetson where his team finished with 6 points and 3 assists.

As a freshman, Chennault played in fifteen games off the bench, as he missed most of the preseason with a stress reaction in his left foot.

Sophomore Year

In his sophomore year, Chennault made his first start in the season opener against Loyola on 11th November 2011 alongside his teammates Phil Booth, JayVaughn Pinkston, and Kris Jenkins. Adding up, he also recorded a career-high averaging 4 steals against Georgia Southern on 16th November 2011.  

In March of 2012, Chennault announced his decision to transfer from Wake Forest.

On 26th June 2014, Chennault went undrafted in the 2014 NBA Draft which made him an unrestricted FA.

Tony Chennault's Career After Basketball

After splitting his 4 years at Wake Forest and Villanova, Chennault decided that was the end of his basketball career. Instead, he throws himself into his next passion: filmmaking. He made his debut in the film industry with a short film named, “Chris”.

Tony Chennault's Personal Life

26, Tony Chennault is possibly single and unmarried, as he has not disclosed any information related to his love life, not even his relationship status.

Even though his love life is a secret, information about Chennault’s family can be easily found. In a very short time span, he went through the loss of many family members which killed him emotionally and mentally.

Going deep, just a few weeks after leaving Wake Forest, Chennault decided to return his home to be closer with his brother, Jay, and Mother, Crystal, he found Jay had been shot like his another brother Chris. His pain didn’t stop here, In August of 2013, he lost his mother too, due to a heart attack.

After that heartbreaking incident, he wanted to do something that could leave behind a legacy and have an impact. Hence, he started filming.

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