Asjha Jones (Basketball Player), born on August 1, 1980 in Piscataway, New Jersey, US. Asjha Jones's age 42 years & Zodiac Sign Leo, nationality American (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is African-American. Let's check, How Tall is Asjha Jones?
Asjha Jones Bio
Asjha Jones Height
6 Feet 2 Inches (187.96 cm/1.879 m)
|Height & Weight|
|Height (in Feet-Inches)||6 Feet 2 Inches|
|Height (in Centimeters)||187.96 cm|
|Height (in Meters)||1.879 m|
|Weight (in Kilograms)||63 kg|
|Weight (in Pounds)||138.89 lbs|
Asjha Jones Body Measurements
Asjha Jones's full body measurements are 38 inches (96.52 cm) - 36B - 26 inches (66.04 cm) - 37 inches (93.98 cm) .
|Measurements||38-26-37 inches/ 96.52-66.04-93.98 cm|
|Bust Size||38 inches (96.52 cm)|
|Waist Size||26 inches (66.04 cm)|
|Hips Size||37 inches (93.98 cm)|
Asjha Jones is one of the most famous and trending Basketball player in the whole world right now. Asjha Jones was born on August 1, 1980, in Piscataway, New Jersey, United States. She was born Asjha Takera Jones but is best known as Asjha Jones.
Family, Childhood, and Education
Asjha Jones’s father’s name is Otis Forney and her mother’s name is unknown.
Asjha Jones attended Piscataway Township High School, where she set the school record for points and rebounds with 2,266 and 1,256 respectively. As a senior, Jones played on the high school team that went to the state finals.
Asjha Jones started playing basketball at age of three. Since her childhood, she was a great fan of Basketball. As Asjha was growing, she learns different playing techniques and skills developing herself day by day. From the age of eleven, she began playing AAU balls with boys instead of girls, as she could not find her girlfriends interested in playing basketball. Asjha Jones rose from Piscataway, New Jersey, and enlisted at Piscataway Township High School. She played numerous Basketball matches with the Piscataway team. Respectively there she played so well and led her school to the state finals. She also became The Star-Ledger New Jersey and McDonald’s All-American Girls Basketball Player of the year.
After that, she then joined the University of Connecticut with a scholarship and attended several matches for the UConn team Huskies. At that point, she also won several titles such as NCAA Women’s Division I Basketball Championships two times in 2000 and 2002; the Big East Championship title (2002); and was awarded as tournament’s MVP. Again in 2005, Asjha uplifts her career up to a professional when she debut with Novosibirsk for the Russian Basketball Federation Superleague. Then after, she joined UMMC Ekaterinburg and played for several years. Likewise, in 2011 she joined Rivas Ecopolis. She there had her final match of the Euro League Women.
Asjha Jones was selected in the first round (4th overall pick) by the Washington Mystics in the 2002 WNBA Draft. The third pick by the Mystics was Stacey Dales, who said about Jones, “”Ashja Jones is one of the toughest players I’ve ever come up against,” Dales-Schuman said. “Her physical nature, her stature, her mentality of the game, she’s an exceptional player, and I see her as being a tremendous professional athlete.” In 2009, Jones was the leading scorer for the Sun team, with 16.7 points per game. Unfortunately, she strained her left Achilles tendon and had to miss the final eleven games of the season. She underwent surgery the following February. She didn’t fully recover during the 2010 season, but still managed to average double-digit scoring. Jones decided to take a break and decided not to play in the European league during the winter. The break helped her heal for the 2011 season, where she is the third leading scorer at just over 13 points per game. Her coach, Mike Thibault, says “I want a championship for Asjha as much as I want it for anybody…She’s one of my favorite players I’ve ever coached, because of the way she approaches her job every single day.”
On May 13, 2015, the Connecticut Sun traded Jones to the Minnesota Lynx in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2016 WNBA draft. When the Lynx won the 2015 WNBA title, Jones became one of 11 women to receive an Olympic gold medal, an NCAA Championship, and a WNBA Championship. The others are Ruth Riley, Sheryl Swoopes, Cynthia Cooper-Dyke, Tamika Catchings, fellow Huskies Swin Cash, Kara Wolters, Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi, and Maya Moore. In 2018, Jones was hired as a player development coach by the Washington Mystics and was part of the staff on the 2019 championship team. On December 3, 2019, Jones was promoted to assistant coach for the Mystics. On April 25, 2021, it was announced that Jones would join the Portland Trail Blazers as their Director of Basketball Strategy and Planning, a front office position.
Relationship/ Affairs And Boyfriend/ Husband
Asjha Jones is currently single, according to our records. As of 2022, Asjha Jones is not dating anyone. She had at least 1 relationship previously. She has not been previously engaged.
We are currently in process of looking up information on the previous dates and hookups. Asjha Jones doesn’t have a boyfriend right now.
Asjha Jones Net Worth And Salary
As of 2022, the estimated Asjha Jones’s net worth is $58 million USD. Asjha Jones’s major source of income is her basketball playing career, post sponsorships, and brand endorsements.
Social Media Profile
Asjha Jones is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts. She has more than 4k followers on Instagram and more than 8k followers on Twitter.
Trivia: Asjha Jones Facts
* She ended her UConn Huskies career having played the most games of any player in school history with 138.
* She has been a member of gold medal-winning U.S. teams at the 2010 FIBA World Championship for Women and the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Now she is ranked on the list of the most popular American basketball player.Read Full Biography Wikipedia