Jalen Johnson Biography
Jalen Tyrese Johnson is an American basketball player and currently an NBA player for Atlanta Hawks. He was featured in BET’s docu-series, Klutch Academy. He attended Nicolet High School and Duke University. Besides, he played college basketball for Duke Blue Devils. Johnson started playing for Atlanta Hawks in 2021. The basketball player was selected by Atlanta Hawks in NBA draft round 1 with the 20th pick overall.
Jalen Johnson Age | Birthday
The Duke University basketball player, Johnson is 19 years old (age as of December 7th, 2021). He was born on December 18, 2001. Johnson celebrates his birthday on the 18th of December each year. The basketball player will celebrate his birthday 20th birthday on the 18th of December 2021.
Jalen Johnson Family
The NBA player, Johnson was born to his parents, his father Rod Johnson Sr., and his mother Stacy Johnson. He was born in Wausau, Wisconsin. His parents played basketball at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Johnson’s mother is an Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham in the School of Health Sciences. Moreover, the NBA player has three siblings, brothers named Rod Johnson Jr., Kobe Johnson, and Rodez Watson.
Jalen Johnson Height and Weight
The NBA player, Johnson stands at a height measurement of 6 feet and 8 inches or 2.03 meters tall. When it comes to his weight, he weighs 99 kg.
Jalen Johnson Girlfriend
The basketball player, Johnson has not revealed his relationship status. The Atlanta Hawks player might be single hence the reason he is not linked to any girlfriend. We are keeping tabs on Johnson’s dating life.
Jalen Johnson High School
The basketball player attended Nicolet High School in Glendale Wisconsin. He previously attended Sun Prairie High School. In 2019, Johnson transferred to IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida for his senior year. On January 5, 2020, he left IMG Academy, before returning to Nicolet, though not necessarily to play basketball.
Jalen Johnson Career and Stats
High School Stats
The Atlanta Hawks NBA draft player, Johnson played his first two years of high school basketball for Sun Prairie High School in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. He played under current head coach Jeff Boos. As a freshman in 2016–17, Johnson averaged 15.2 points, 6.2 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 1.2 steals, and 1.1 blocks to help his team to a 20–4 record. They were upset in the Regional Finals by Madison East High School. As a sophomore in 2017–18, Johnson averaged 18.4 points, 9.6 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 1.9 steals, and 1.5 blocks to help his team to a 25–2 record. He led the Cardinals to their first state tournament Division 1 semifinals appearance.
After his sophomore year, he transferred to Nicolet High School in Glendale, Wisconsin. Johnson helped lead Nicolet to the Division 2 State Championship. He was named the Associated Press Player of the Year for Wisconsin. In 2019, Johnson transferred to IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida for his senior year.
On January 5, 2020, he left IMG Academy, before returning to Nicolet, though not necessarily to play basketball. He was ruled eligible on February 8 to play the remainder of the season for Nicolet after never playing in a game for IMG. As a senior, Johnson averaged 24.6 points, 10.9 rebounds, and 4.8 assists in 9 games. He was selected to play in the Jordan Brand Classic, which was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Moreover, Johnson was rated as a five-star recruit and the No.13 overall recruit in the 2020 high school class.
College Basketball Stats
On July 4, 2019, Johnson committed to play college basketball at Duke University over offers from Arizona, Kentucky, and Wisconsin. In his college debut on November 28, 2020, Johnson had 19 points, 19 rebounds, and four blocks in an 81–71 win against Coppin State. On November 30, 2020, Johnson earned ACC Freshman of the week honors.
On January 26, 2021, Johnson scored 18 points and 6 rebounds in a 75–68 win over Georgia Tech. In his lone short stint at Duke, Johnson appeared in 13 games as a Blue Devil averaging 11.2 points, 6.2 rebounds, 2.0 assists per game. He missed three games with a foot injury in December 2020. On February 15, 2021, Johnson announced that he would forgo the remainder of the season, effectively ending his college career and declaring for the 2021 NBA draft. (source: Wikipedia)
Jalen Johnson Professional Career and Stats
On July 29, 2021, Johnson was selected by the Atlanta Hawks with the 20th pick in the 2021 NBA Draft. On August 4, 2021, he signed with the Hawks. He recorded a double-double with 20 points on 8-12 shooting and 10 rebounds, leading his team in both, as well as 5 turnovers in 25 minutes at his debut for the team, a 85-83 loss against the Boston Celtics in the 2021 NBA summer league.
Moreover, Johnson was assigned to the Hawks’ NBA G League affiliate, the College Park Skyhawks, for the G League season opener. (Reference: Wikipedia).
Jalen Johnson Net worth
Johnson is an NBA player and an Atlanta Hawks player since 2021. He has an estimated net worth of $3 million to $5 million. He earns a salary of around $2.6 million per season at Atlanta Hawks. Moreover, Johnson signed a contract with Atlanta Hawks in 2021. He also signed an endorsement deal with Nike