Boogie Ellis was born to parents Rejean Tremaine Ellis and Rowiena Simpson in San Diego, California.
His parents have consistently demonstrated utmost support for his basketball career, regularly attending each game and actively encouraging his pursuit of success in the sport.
Boogie Ellis spent all four years of high school education at Mission Bay High School.
Considered a four-star recruit, Ellis originally chose Duke University for his college basketball career but later switched his commitment to Memphis.
After participating in 59 games for Memphis, he transferred to the University of Southern California (USC).
During his junior year at USC, Ellis received Honorable Mention All-Pac-12 recognition.
He has started in every game over his three-year tenure at USC as of the time of this writing.
Boogie Ellis Parents: Father Rejean Tremaine Ellis And Mother Rowiena Simpson
Born on December 12, 2000, Boogie Ellis hails from a family with diverse backgrounds, including his parents, Rejean Tremaine Ellis and Rowiena Simpson (she has mixed Black and Filipino heritage).
Growing up, Ellis shared his upbringing with four siblings. Furthermore, he has strong familial ties to the Philippines, as his grandmother, Corazon Simpson, originates from Caloocan.
Although his mother, Rowiena, frequently visited the Philippines during her youth, Ellis himself has yet to set foot in the country.
Nonetheless, he expressed keen interest in representing the Philippine national team if given the opportunity.
Upon his transfer to the University of Southern California, Boogie Ellis shared his feelings about the impactful journey, noting that attending USC enabled his family to be present at every game.
He also expressed the joy of returning home, being surrounded by family, and competing alongside teammates he had known and played against since high school.
Score Over 20 Points In 93-79 Win Over Stanford
In a remarkable performance at Galen Center on Saturday, the USC men’s basketball team secured a decisive 93-79 victory over Stanford, with Isaiah Collier, Boogie Ellis, and Kobe Johnson contributing over 20 points each.
Isaiah Collier led the scoring with 26 points, making 9 of 15 shots while also securing four rebounds and providing three assists.
Boogie Ellis showcased his prowess from beyond the arc, tallying 22 points and sinking 6 of 8 attempts from the 3-point line.
Additionally, Ellis contributed five rebounds, four assists, and three steals.
Kobe Johnson rounded out the trio with 21 points and displayed an all-around performance, recording five assists, five rebounds, and five steals.
Notably, the Trojans excelled in their 3-point shooting, marking their best performance of the season by connecting on 56% of their attempts, finishing 14-of-25 from beyond the arc.
This impressive display marked USC’s third consecutive game with more than 10 successful 3-pointers.