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Who is Jaden Ivey?
Jaden Edward Dhananjay Ivey is a professional American basketball player for the Detroit Pistons of the NBA (National Basketball Association). While at college, he played college basketball for the Purdue Boilermakers.
How Old Is Jaden Ivey?
He is 20 years old as of October 2022, having been born on February 13, 2022, in South Bend, Indiana, U.S. Jaden shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Sockie Norris, Sophia Lillis, Isabel Jones, Robbie Williams, London Bleu Angel, and many more.
Jaden Ivey Family
Who are Jaden Ivey’s Parents?
He was born to Javin Hunter (Father, born on May 9, 1980) a former American football wide receiver. And Niele Ivey (Mother, born on September 24, 1977) is an American college basketball coach.
Does Jaden Ivey have Siblings?
He has one paternal half-brother by the name of Jordan Hunter.
Jaden Ivey Education
He received his high school education at Marian High School and then transferred to La Lumiere School. After high school, he attended Purdue University.
Jaden Ivey’s Marital Status
He is in a relationship with his longtime girlfriend, Caitlyn Newton.
Jaden Ivey Kids
News on the internet shows that he and his girlfriend Caitlyn have one kid, a son by the name of Jaden.
Jaden Ivey Career
A High School Career
He grew up playing soccer and basketball and practicing karate. As a freshman in high school, he started focusing on basketball. And in his first three years, he played for Marian High School. For his senior season, he transferred to La Lumiere School, joining one of the top programs in the country. As a consensus four-star recruit, he committed to playing college basketball for Purdue over offers from Notre Dame and Butler.
A College Career
He missed five games early in his freshman season because of a foot injury. On January 19, 2021, he made a game-winning three-pointer with five seconds left as part of a 15-point performance in a 67-65 win over Ohio State. That same year on March 19, he scored a season-high 26 points in a 78-69 overtime loss to North Texas in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Overall as a freshman, he averaged 11.1 points and 3.3 rebounds per game earning Big Ten All-Freshman Team honors.
In a 92-67 win over Indiana State, he scored 27 points on November 12, 2021. On January 30, 2022, he scored 21 points and hit the game-winning three-pointer with 0.6 seconds remaining in an 81-78 win over Ohio State. As a sophomore, he averaged 17.3 points, 4.9 rebounds, and 3.1 assists per game. Because of his exemplary performance, he was named to the First Team All-Big Ten as well as the All-Second Team. On March 31, 2022, he declared for the 2022 NBA draft, forgoing his remaining college eligibility. And he was a projected top-five pick in the draft.
A Professional Career
A Career with the Detroit Pistons (2022 to Present)
He was selected by the Detroit Pistons with the 5th overall pick in the 2022 NBA draft. On July 7, he made his summer league debut against the Portland Trail Blazers with 20 points, six rebounds, and six assists in an 81-78 win. On October 19, he made his regular season debut, putting up 19 pints along with 3 rebounds and 4 assists in a 113-109 win over the Orlando Magic.
A National team Career
In addition to him playing basketball at the club level, he also has played internationally. Thus he played for the United States at the 2021 FIBA Under-19 World Cup in Latvia. On July 3, 3031, he scored a team-high 21 points shooting 7-of-11 from the field in an 83-54 group stage win over Turkey. He helped his team win the gold medal by averaging 12.3 points per game and was named to the all-tournament team.
Jaden Ivey Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 4inches (1.93m) and a weight of 88kg (194lbs).
Jaden Ivey’s Salary and Net Worth
His rookie salary of $7,252,200 and his salary the next season will be $7,614,480 and has a net worth of around $1.5 million.