Jalen Green Height, Weight, Age, Family, Facts, Education, Biography

Jalen Green Height, Weight, Age, Family, Facts, Education, Biography
Jalen Green Quick Info
Height 6 ft 5 in
Weight 82 kg
Date of Birth February 9, 2002
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Eye Color Dark Brown

Jalen Green is an American professional basketball player who has represented the Houston Rockets (2021–Present), as a shooting guard, in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was drafted 2nd overall in the 1st round of the 2021 NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets. At the youth level, representing the United States, he had clinched the ‘Gold’ medal at the 2019 FIBA (Fédération Internationale de Basketball Amateur) Under-19 Basketball World Cup held in Greece, the 2018 FIBA Under-17 Basketball World Cup held in Argentina, and the 2017 FIBA Americas Under-16 Championship held in Argentina. In the 2nd of those tournaments, was named the competition’s ‘Most Valuable Player’ (MVP).

Born Name

Jalen Romande Green

Nick Name

Unicorn

Jalen Green as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2021
Jalen Green as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2021 (Jalen Green / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Merced, Merced County, California, United States

Residence

Merced, Merced County, California, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Jalen had attended the San Joaquin Memorial High School, a private Roman Catholic school in Fresno, California, until his junior year. For his senior year, he had taken a transfer to Prolific Prep, a high school in Napa, California. After his high school graduation, he had announced that he would join the NBA G League (the NBA‘s official minor league basketball organization), despite having received offers from multiple universities to join them on a basketball scholarship.

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Occupation

Professional Basketball Player

Jalen Green as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2021
Jalen Green as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2021 (Jalen Green / Instagram)

Family

  • Mother – Bree Purganan (Nurse)
  • Siblings – Raquel Purganan (Sister), Jurnee Tyra (Sister)
  • Others – Marcus Green (Step-Father) (Former Basketball Player)

Position

Shooting Guard

Shirt Number

7 – United States (Youth)

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft 5 in or 195.5 cm

Weight

82 kg or 181 lbs

Jalen Green as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2021
Jalen Green as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2021 (Jalen Green / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jalen has dated –

  1. Breah Hicks (2021) – Rumor

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (Black and Asian)

He is primarily of African-American descent, and part Filipino descent through his mother’s grandfather.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Side-cropped, afro hair
  • Sports a trimmed goatee
  • Has tattoos on his left hand and left leg

Jalen Green as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2021
Jalen Green as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2021 (Jalen Green / Instagram)

Jalen Green Facts

  1. Jalen had developed an early interest in basketball and had started plying his trade with the Amateur Athletic Union by the time he was in the 6th grade.
  2. In his freshman year at high school, he had led his team to a runner-up finish in the CIF (California Interscholastic Federation) Central Section Division II tournament and the quarter-final of the CIF Division II tournament. He had also earned ‘MaxPreps Freshman All-American Second Team’ and ‘CIF Central Section Rookie of the Year’ honors.
  3. In his sophomore year, he had led his school to a Central Section Division II title and the playoff stage of the CIF Open Division tournament. For his performances, he was named the ‘MaxPreps National Sophomore of the Year’ and was included in the ‘USA Today All-USA California Second Team’.
  4. In his junior year, he had helped his team win a 2nd consecutive Central Division II championship. In the final game of the tournament, he had broken the school career scoring record of 2,288 points that had stood since 1971. He was named the ‘USA Today All-USA California Player of the Year’.
  5. Although he has represented the United States in several youth tournaments, he has shown interest in playing at the senior level for the Philippines due to his partial Filipino heritage.
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