Congratulations are in order for Jalen Green for being selected #2 by the Houston Rockets in the 2021 NBA Draft. With this development in late July 2021, he becomes the highest draft pick to ever come out of the Central Valley, and of course, relatively more famous.
So, in this writing discover all you have been prying about him. The reading below is more about his girlfriend, biological father, and what he has to say about his Philippines.
How Old Is He?
Jalen Green was born Jalen Romande Green on Feb. 9, 2002, and so he reached the age of 19 in early 2021. Besides, his zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Jalen Green Mother
Jalen Green’s mother is Bree Purganan who is married to Jalen’s stepfather Marcus Green.
Professionally, the matriarch is a nurse. And before she pursued nursing, she was a basketball player at Merced College.
Jalen Green Ethnicity
Jalen Green holds an American nationality and is of an Afro-American ethnic background.
His mother, Bree, is of part Filipino descent through her grandfather. She is a Filipina-American.
What Has Jalen Green Said About The Philippines?
More in detail, Jalen shared his mother hails from Ilocos Sur and that his maternal grandfather is a full-blooded Filipino.
In a press conference in Dec. 2020, Jalen honored his Filipino roots and acknowledged how special it felt to represent the basketball-loving Philippines in his then NBA pursuit.
“I know for myself how big that is and how much I’m representing the Philippines”
Basically, Jalen believes the Philippines loves him for who he is.
Born and raised in the United States, his first visit to his beloved Philippines was during the 2018 NBTC tournament, where he played for the FilAm Sports USA team.
A year later, Jalen returned to the Philippines for the 2019 NBTC tournament.
Jalen Green Biological Father
There was no legit information of who Jalen Green’s biological father is. A mysterious patriarch is likely a Black man.
However, we know, Jalen’s step-father, Marcus, is a former basketball player and a teammate of NBA player DeShawn Stevenson at Washington Union High School in Fresno.
Does Jalen Green Have Siblings?
Jalen Green has two siblings, both sisters, Raquel Purganan and Jurnee Tyra.
Through CBS, it was revealed in June 2018 — that Jalen lived with his mother, stepfather, younger sister, and close friend in a second-floor apartment in Fresno.
How Tall Is He?
Regarding his physique, Jalen Green stood 6 ft 6 inches (1.98 meters) tall and weighed 180 lb (82 kg) at the time.
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Is He On TikTok?
Until July 30, 2021, Jalen had 280.3K followers on his TikTok @jgfoe.
Meanwhile, Jalen enjoyed 1.4 million followers on his Instagram @jalen.
Then, another 238,664 followers followed Jalen on his ‘Jalen Green’ athlete page on Facebook.
Jalen Green Net Worth
Jalen Green had above an estimated $25 million net worth.
Reportedly, each player selected in the first round of the NBA Draft is bestowed a 4-year contract with an NBA franchise. But only the first two years are fully guaranteed.
Also, the NBA’s rookie wage scale follows the rule — the higher a player is drafted, the more lucrative their overall contracts are.
Jalen, as a Pick. no. 2 should be guaranteed $15.4 million with $34 million as total value. So, basically, they have been saying, he will earn $36.8 Million from his rookie contract.
Before the 2021’s NBA draft, Jalen had opted to forego college basketball and had immediately started his professional career by joining the NBA/G League.
Also, ahead of the 2021 NBA Draft, Jalen has agreed to a contract with the famous Adidas.
And of course, before all that, he had stellar years at San Joaquin Memorial High School.
Jalen Green Girlfriend
On July 30, 2021, a Twitter user inquired —”I wonder if @JalenGreen has a girlfriend.? Asking as for my Daughter…lol 👀 — and below this, another user tweeted — Jalen Green has a girlfriend, she is a model, and that she was spotted during Jalen’s workouts in Detroit and Houston.
So, it’s true, Jalen Green had been dating his girlfriend with the name Breah Hicks. He went IG official with the lady in June 2021.
Breah Hicks is an Instagram personality and fashion model who gained fame as the girlfriend of fellow IG star Christian (Chris) Combs a.k.a King Combs. She broke off a six-year relationship with her former boyfriend to be with Jalen. She could be found on her IG @breahhicks where she entertained 553K followers. Also, the Los Angeles native was represented by Ikon Management modeling agency, which is a mother agency to & Management.
While until Dec. 2020, Jalen was still dating Camila Escribens. Camila too is a model and was, at the time, managed by Elite Model Management, Miami. Also, not to miss, Jalen’s ex-girlfriend, Camila had won Miss Peru Supranational 2020.
Camila used to Instagram their moments together often quoting Jalen as her “person.” But, Jalen never really did the same not with Camila, and even not now, with Breah.
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Last modified: September 27, 2021