Vashil Fernandez

by Nick 27 Aug,2017
Vashil Fernandez

Vashil Fernandez is one of the rising names in the world of basketball. He is a Jamaican professional basketball player who currently plays for the Greensboro Swarm of the NBA Development League. Previously, he also played college basketball for Valparaiso.

Early Life

Fernandez was born on January 16, 1992, in Kingston, Jamaica. Regarding nationality, he is Jamaican. Born in the mid of January, his zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Fernandez grew up outside Kingston Jamaica in a house with 19 people. He never knows who his father. He was raised by his mother.

Fernandez played soccer and ran track during his early years. He went to the United States for his high school education and attended Princeton Day Academy in Maryland. Upon high school graduation, Fernandez visited Valparaiso and committed to play for Crusaders.

College Career

Fernandez declared ineligible as a freshman and did not play in his freshman season. In 2014-15, he named the Horizon League Defensive Player of the Year and averaged 6.9 points, 5.9 rebounds, and 2.9 blocks per game.

As a senior, Fernandez bagged the Lefty Driesell Award for his overall defensive efforts.

Professional Career

After going undrafted in the 2016 NBA draft, Fernandez agreed with the Miami Heat on October 17, 2016. However, later the Heat waived him.

On November 1, 2016, Fernandez was picked by the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA Development League as an affiliate player of the Heat. On March 17, the Skyforce waived him. On March 17, 2017, the Greensboro Swarm picked Fernandez.

Fernandez also represented Jamaican national basketball team in the international games and participated at the 2014 Centrobasket.

Personal Life & Affair

Fernandez married her longtime girlfriend Bridget Eichner after having an affair with her. He married his sweetheart to whom he proposed in college year. Upon dating for several years, they conducted their wedding on Saturday, May 23, 2015, at Calvary Church in 1325 Evans Avenue, Valparaiso, IN, United States.

Their reception party held at The Eagles Lodge that situated in Valparaiso, United States. Since getting married to till date, the lovely couple is looking happy together in their conjugal life. They set a perfect example of a successful marriage.

Fernandez has two daughters from his wife, Maia, and Olivia.

Fernandez received a double master degree from Valparaiso, in international economics and finance and international commerce and policy.

Fernandez has reached the age of 24 now. He has a gigantic height of 2.08m, which is around 6 feet 11 inch. He has a balanced weight of 118 kg.

Net Worth 

Fernandez is a sparkling star in the game of baseball. With his true dedication and devotion, he proves himself one of the great athletes.

Fernandez has maintained a pretty of bank balance through his career earnings and salaries. He has an estimated net worth of $1,500,000.

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