Ja Morant (Basketball Player), born on August 10, 1999 in Dalzell, South Carolina. Ja Morant's age 23 years & Zodiac Sign Leo, nationality American (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is African-American. Let's check, How Tall is Ja Morant?
Ja Morant Bio
Ja Morant 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)||79 kg|
|Weight (in Pounds)||174.16 lbs|
Ja Morant Body Measurements
Ja Morant's full body measurements are 45 inches (114.3 cm) - 14.5 inches (36.83 cm) - 33 inches (83.82 cm).
|Measurements||45-33-14.5 inches/ 114.3-83.82-36.83 cm|
|Chest Size||45 inches (114.3 cm)|
|Biceps Size||14.5 inches (36.83 cm)|
|Waist Size (Male)||33 inches (83.82 cm)|
Ja Morant FAQs
What is Ja Morant real name?
Temetrius Jamel Morant
Ja Morant is one of the most famous and trending Basketball player in the whole world right now. Ja Morant was born on August 10, 1999, in Dalzell, South Carolina, United States. He was born Temetrius Jamel Morant but is best known as Ja Morant.
Family, Childhood, and Education
Ja Morant’s father’s name is Tee Morant and his mother’s name is Jamie Morant. His mother was a high school point guard and a collegiate softball player, while his father was Ray Allen’s high school teammate and played basketball for Claflin University. He has one younger sister named Teniya.
Ja Morant had attended Crestwood High School in Sumter, South Carolina. After his high school graduation, he joined Murray State University, a public university in Murray, Kentucky. Between 2017 and 2019, he represented the Murray State Racers basketball team. After the team’s loss in the 2019 NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) men’s basketball tournament, he announced his intention to forgo his final 2 seasons of collegiate eligibility and declare for the 2019 NBA Draft.
Ja Morant started playing basketball when he was a kid and started his career by participating in the AAU circuit. On November 10, 2017, he made his college team debut. He had 7 points and 11 assists in his first game. Similarly, he set a season-high with 23 points against Southeast Missouri State University on February 1, 2018. His exceptional dribbling talents have impressed both his teammates and opponents. In 2019, he was also named the First team All-American as a sophomore and was also in the top 25 watch list for John R Wooden Award. He was named the OVA player of the year by end of the season and went on with the NBA draft. Jamel was drafted in 2019 in the Memphis Grizzlers team as the number 2 pick. He was also named the NBA Rookie of the year in 2020 and NBA All-Rookie First team honor for his amazing form in the rookie season of 2019-20. On July 6, 2022, Morant signed a five-year extension with the Grizzlies. He set the Grizzlies franchise mark for most points scored through the first two games of a season (83). On November 27, Morant put up his fifth career triple-double with 27 points, 10 rebounds, and 14 assists in a 127–123 win over the New York Knicks.
He was chosen as one of 20 players to attend Chris Paul‘s Elite Guard Camp. In his sophomore year, he took over as the team’s captain. He kept leading his group. Despite the fact that some of the team’s best players had left, Morant assumed command and leadership of the group.
Relationship/ Affairs And Girlfriend/ Wife
Ja Morant is in a relationship with KK Dixon, his girlfriend. They met when they were in high school and have been together ever since. The couple also has a daughter, Kaari Jaidyn Morant, who was born on August 7, 2019.
Ja Morant Net Worth And Salary
As of 2023, the estimated Ja Morant’s net worth is $71 million USD. His major source of income is his basketball playing career. Ja Morant salary as of 2023 is $11 million per year.
Social Media Profile
Ja Morant is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts. He has more than 2.6 million followers on Twitter, around 2.4 million followers on Facebook, and more than 8.6 million followers on Instagram.
Trivia: Ja Morant Facts
* He was unranked by most major recruiting services, and his only other major NCAA Division I offer came from South Carolina.
* He was selected second overall in the 2019 NBA Draft by the Memphis Grizzlies and went on to win the 2020 NBA Rookie of the Year award.
Now he is ranked in the list of the most popular American basketball player.Read Full Biography Wikipedia