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Ja Morant Introduction
Temetrius Jamel Morant best known as “Ja Morant” is an American Basketball Player of the National Basketball Association.
Ja Morant is a Professional point guard of the “Memphis Grizzlies” team NBA.
Ja Morant is a newcomer and joined the “Memphis Grizzlies” also known as the in 2020. His Jersey number is 12.
Ja Morant has earned the nickname “G12” from his fan. The “G12” stands for “Genuis” and his Jersey number is 12, combined it makes “G12”.
He debuted in the 2022 season and is currently in the eyes of the public for his remarkable season and exceptional game.
Ja Morant Net Worth & Salary
Ja Morant’s net worth is $80 million.
The 23-year-old NBA Star is known for his Versatility and exceptional game. He is known to charge a whopping sum of $15 million for one season of the Basketball tournament.
Additionally, he also earns revenues and salary which make up parts of his net worth from brand Endorsements and several public and media appearances.
Ja Morant Age, Early Life & Biography
Ja Morant’s age is 23 years old. He was born on the 10th of August 1999.
Ja Morant is the oldest son of Jamie Morant and Tee Morant.
Ja Morant was born and raised in the city of Dalzell, South Carolina. He attended Crestwood High school, he began his official basketball career.
Being the son of Athletes, he was persuaded by his parents to pursue Basketball. Even as a kid, he was inclined towards basketball.
Tee Morant dreamt of fulfilling his dream of playing professional basketball through his son, he trained Ja in their backyard and taught him the basics of Basketball.
Ja Morant was the enrolled in Amateur Athletic Union. He played basketball for the South Carolina team and became one of the top players in the AAU.
|Temetrius Jamel Morant (Ja Morant)
|23 years old
|10 August 1999
|Dalzell, South Carolina
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
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Ja Morant Personal Life
Ja Morant’s personal life is pretty secretive and unknown. His dating life is not known to the world.
In 2019, it was announced that Ja Morant welcomed a baby girl with a surrogate. He joined NBA later that same year.
Ja also has a younger sister who is also an amateur basketball player. He trains his sister and is currently enrolled in Ja’s former high school.
Ja Morant Career
Ja Morant credits his professional basketball career to his father. Tee Morant persuaded Ja Morant to pursue basketball and fulfill his dream of becoming a professional basketball player in the NBA.
Tee Morant initially trained Ja and made him capable enough to join the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU).
He officially began his career at Crestwood High school, He played for the school team. He received the title of “Most Valued Player” three times in a row in the AAU.
In 2016, he got into Murray State College on a sports scholarship. He joined the Murray State, basketball team.
He debuted in the 2017 game of Murray State VS Brescia University. Murray State University emerged as the winner making Ja Morant the star of the show.
Ja Morant ended his Freshman year helping Murray State University’s team by winning against many other state colleges. Murray State University became the Champion of the Inter College basketball tournament.
In his sophomore year, Ja became the MVP and the star player of Murray State following the graduation of their former star players Terrell Miller and Jonathan Stark.
Being the leader, Ja Morant leads the team to win tournaments against Missouri State, Ohio State, Alabama, and Wright State. He became the highest points scorer in the history of Murray State and was selected for the NBA draft of 2019.
Even after having a tremendous career, Ja Morant was overlooked by the NBA selectors for the 2018-2019 season.
Ja Morant was finally selected by NBA in 2019. He became a part of “The Memphis Grizzlies” and officially debuted in the 2019-20 season.
His first game was against “Miami Host”, the game that they lost but picked the pace up by scoring a win against “Charlotte Hornets” followed by “Washington Wizards”.
Ja Morant was back in form for his next 2020-21 season of the championship. They lost the first game against “San Antonio Spurs” but Ja made his career high of 44 points.
For the next few games, “Memphis Grizzlies” won the games against “Golden State Warriors” and “Utah Jazz”.
In 2021, Memphis Grizzlies began the season “Memphis Grizzlies” VS “Cleveland Cavaliers”. They won against Cleveland Cavaliers but lost the next game against Los Angeles Lakers.
After a successful season of 2021-22, Ja Morant’s contract was renewed for a whopping sum of $193 million. He was estimated to be one of the highest-paid basketball players of all time.
Ja Morant Awards & Achievements
He has been accoladed with honors like “NBA All-Star”, “Second Team”, “Most Improved Player”, “All Rookie First Team”, “Lute Olson Award”, etc.
Ja Morant Major Investments and Assets
Ja Morant bought a house worth $14 million a few days after the Pandemic in 2021.
He also owns 6 luxurious cars. Ferrari, Aston Martin Vantage, Rolls Royce, Porsche, Mercedes Benz, etc.
Ja Morant is also a proud owner of a Yacht which he brought recently and the cost of the yacht is estimated to be $1 million.
Ja Morant Must Watch Latest Video and Trending Photographs
This above-mentioned link is the link to “Most Athletic Moments of Ja Morant in the 2020-21 season”. This video is posted by the official NBA channel.
Ja Morant Instagram Handle
This is the link to Ja Morant’s official Instagram account.
Ja Morant Twitter Handle
This is the link to Ja Morant’s official Twitter handle.