C.J. Miles Bio: Early Life, Family, Education & Basketball

C.J. Miles is an American professional basketball player who plays in one of the world’s best basketball leagues, the National basketball association (NBA).

Throughout his career, Miles has played for major basketball teams like Utah Jazz, Cleveland Cavaliers, Indiana Pacers, Memphis Grizzlies, Washington Wizards, and many more.

A proud father, husband, son, brother Miles’s personal life is also worth watching. Born to an athletic family, C.J. has proved to be the best player out of all from the early days of his life.

C.J. Miles
C.J. Miles

Here in this article, we’ll be talking a lot more about Miles’s professional life to personal life with his basketball career achievements.

So, please stick with us until the end of the article to know more about this basketball player.

Before moving on, let’s have a look at the quick facts to know more about C.J. Miles.

Quick Facts:

Full NameCalvin Andre Miles, Jr.
Birth DateMarch 18, 1987
Birth PlaceDallas, Texas
Known asC. J. Miles
ReligionUnknown
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityAfro-American
EducationSkyline High School
HoroscopePisces
Father’s NameCalvin Miles Sr
Mother’s NameLanis Miles
SiblingsYes
Age35 Years Old
Height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight220 lb (100 kg)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Body MeasurementUnknown
ProfessionBaseball Player
PositionShooting guard, Small forward
Current teamWashington Wizards
TeamWashington Wizards
Memphis Grizzlies
Toronto Raptors
Indiana Pacers
Cleveland Cavaliers
Utah Jazz
Drafted year2005 / Round: 2 (Pick: 34th overall)
Jersey number#34 – Utah Jazz
#0 – Cleveland Cavaliers, Indiana Pacers, Toronto Raptors
#6 – Memphis Grizzlies
#34 – Washington Wizards
Active Years2005-Present
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
WifeLauren Smith
KidsYes
Net Worth$18 Million
Salary7.9 million USD 
Earnings$50,536,098
Social MediaInstagramTwitter
MerchJersey, Autograph, Card
Last UpdateMay, 2022

C.J. Miles Bio | Early Life, Family, and Education

Miles was born on 18 March 1987 somewhere in Dallas, Texas, Unites States. He was born to the proud parents Calvin Miles Sr and Lanis Miles.

C.J. grew up and spent his childhood in Dallas along with his parents and three of his siblings. He is the oldest son among them.

Talking about Miles’s siblings, he has one brother Cameron Miles and two sisters Ashlan Miles and Andrea Miles.

Cameron serves as an assistant coach to the college of Charleston women’s basketball. Ashlan works as a current member of the Lamar University women’s basketball team.

Likewise, Andrea plays basketball at Rogers State. Born to an athletic family Calvin Jr showed a keen interest in basketball from the early days of his childhood.

Calvin(left) in his Childhood
Calvin(left) in his Childhood

Very little is known about C.J’s academic record. He attended Skyline High School to complete his high school degree.

He joined the high school basketball team and took part in various tournaments. After a successful high school degree, Miles decided to join the University of Texas.

Later on, he decided to forgo his high study degree and start his professional career in basketball.

How old is C.J. Miles? Age, Height, and Personal Appearances

Calvin is 35 years old. According to the horoscope charts, he belongs to the Pisces sun sign.

And from what we know, they are generous, creative, positive-natured people with a deep sense of kindness.

Miles somewhat matches the character. Moreover, by his birth name, the basketball player is also known as Calvin Andre Miles Jr.

Miles Close-Up Look
Miles Close-Up Look

The basketball player is blessed when it comes to height. He stands tall with an outstanding height of 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m).

With a regular diet and physical exercise, Miles weighs around 220 lb (100 kg). This seems to be a normal weight for a basketball player like him.

Unfortunately, his other body measurements are unknown now, but we will update you on those soon.

Miles’s charming look is incomplete without his black hair color and a black pair of eyes.

Not to mention, Calvin belongs to American nationality with Afro-American ethnicity. However, the religion he follows is still unknown to the public.

C.J. Miles | Early Career

Miles started his early career in Basketball after joining Skyline High School, where he was named Parade All-American.

Likewise, as a junior, he scored an average of 23.2 points, 11.2 rebounds, and 3.3 assists. At his senior level in Skyline, he scored 23.5 points, 10.0 rebounds, and 4.8 assists.

After leading the high school to the Class 5A Region II quarterfinals, he was named All-Dallas Player of the Year.

With his achievement in high school, he was also named as 2005 McDonald’s High School All-American.

Likewise, Rivals.com listed him as the 19th best senior and also ranked him as the 10th best senior in the country by scout.com.

Further, Miles high school career ended after scoring 13 points in McDonald’s High School All-America Game and 16 points in the Michael Jordan Classic.

C.J. Miles | Professional Career

Utah Jazz

Miles began his professional career with Utah Jazz when Jazz offered him a two-year contract. With this, he became the youngest player in Jazz franchise history.

For gaining more experience in basketball, Utah Jazz assigned C.J to  Albuquerque Thunderbirds of the NBA Development League(D-League) for the 2005-06 season.

In the 2006-07 season, Miles played 21 games altogether. For one more time again, he was assigned to Idaho Stampede of the D-League. Miles coach Jerry Sloan stated about him,

“I don’t care if he’s 19 or 30. If he’s going to be on the floor in the NBA, he’s got to be able to step up and get after it.”

Jazz signed an extended contract with Miles on July 25, 2008. He was assigned Jazz’s sixth man’s role during the beginning of the 2010-11 season.

Cleveland Cavaliers

After the contract ended with Jazz, C.J signed with Cleveland Cavaliers on August 8, 2012.

When playing up with the Philadelphia 76ers, Miles recorded a Cavaliers franchise-high 10 three-pointers in a 111–93 victory. This happened on January 7, 2014.

Indiana Pacers

Calvin collaborated for four years with the Indiana Pacers on July 11, 2014.

After scoring 32 points in a 123-106, Pacer won the victory against Washington Wizards. This became his best game after joining the Pacers.

Toronto Raptors

After the Indian Pacers, the young player signed up with Toronto Raptors for 3 years and debuted the season in 2007.

C.J. Miles for Raptors
C.J. Miles for Raptors

His first game with the Raptors made him score 22 points in a 117-100 win against Chicago Bulls.

On February 7, 2017, Miles, along with Jonas ValanciunasDelon Wright, went to the Memphis Grizzlies.

Washington Wizards

On July 6, 2019, Calvin was traded to Washington Wizards in exchange for Dwight Howard.

Unfortunately, on December 4, 2019, Miles went through ligament surgery on his left wrist.

However, after complete recovery, he was announced to be back on Washington Wizards on January 12, 2020, but sadly he was waived by the team.

NBA G League Ignite

Miles signed with the NBA G League Ignite on December 17, 2021. Further, on December 20, 2021, he signed a 10-day contract with the Boston Celtics.

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C.J. Miles | Highlights, Awards, and Stats

  • First-team Parade All-American 
  • McDonald’s All-American 
  • Texas Mr. Basketball 

Career stats

Year
Team
GP
Min
Pts
FG%
3pt%
Reb
Ast
Stl
Blk
2019
Washington Wizards
10
16.1
6.4
32.2
31.4
1.2
1.2
1.0
0.4
2018
Memphis Grizzlies
13
22.6
9.3
40.0
36.4
2.1
1.1
0.6
0.4
2018
Toronto Raptors
40
14.1
5.5
34.0
31.4
1.7
0.6
0.5
0.2
2017
Toronto Raptors
70
19.1
10.0
37.9
36.1
2.2
0.8
0.5
0.3
2016
Indiana Pacers
76
23.4
10.7
43.4
41.3
3.0
0.6
0.6
0.3
2015
Indiana Pacers
64
22.9
11.8
40.9
36.7
2.7
1.0
0.8
0.5
2014
Indiana Pacers
70
26.3
13.5
39.8
34.5
3.1
1.1
0.9
0.4
2013
Cleveland Cavaliers
51
19.3
9.9
43.5
39.3
2.0
1.0
0.9
0.3
2012
Cleveland Cavaliers
65
21.0
11.2
41.5
38.4
2.7
1.0
0.8
0.3
2011
Utah Jazz
56
20.4
9.1
38.1
30.7
2.1
1.2
0.8
0.3
2010
Utah Jazz
78
25.2
12.8
40.7
32.2
3.3
1.7
0.9
0.5
2009
Utah Jazz
63
23.8
9.9
42.9
34.1
2.7
1.7
0.9
0.3
2008
Utah Jazz
72
22.5
9.1
45.9
35.2
2.3
1.5
0.6
0.2
2007
Utah Jazz
60
11.5
5.0
47.9
39.0
1.3
0.9
0.5
0.1
2006
Utah Jazz
37
10.1
2.7
34.5
21.9
0.9
0.7
0.3
0.1
2005
Utah Jazz
23
8.8
3.4
36.8
25.0
1.7
0.7
0.3
0.1
Career
 
848
20.4
9.6
41.1
35.8
2.4
1.1
0.7
0.3

Learn more about his stats and game log on CBS Sports.

Does C.J. Miles have a girlfriend? Personal Life, Wife, and Kids

Miles has got a good-looking body along with a promising career. Accordingly, many girls can be easily attracted to him.

However, the young player is happily married to his long-time girlfriend, Lauren Smith.

Miles and Lauren Together
Miles and Lauren Together

Lauren and Calvin met in 2009 and were introduced to each other by a mutual friend, A.C. A.C is Lauren’s team manager in her freshman year and Miles’s childhood friend.

When Miles’s couple met, at that time, Lauren was playing college basketball as a senior at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Miles and Lauren Wedding
Miles and Lauren Wedding

The couple dated for 5 years and got engaged on 15 February 2015, when the couples were vacationing in Cancun, Mexico, for the 2015 NBA All-Start break.

Likewise, after a year in 2016, the couples tied the knot with each other. Moreover, Miles and Lauren are also blessed with two daughters named Ava Renee Miles and Nadia Rhea Miles

At present, the couple is enjoying the parenthood period and is often seen roaming around different parts of the world.

Also, there are no rumors of divorce or separation between Miles’s couples.

C.J. Miles’s | Net Worth and Salary

From his successful basketball career, Miles has received much fame and wealth. Without a doubt, Calvin has made a massive wealth from his blossoming basketball career.

The basketball player has been active since 2005. Since then, he has earned a lot of recognization from all over the world.

As of 2022, C.J. Miles Net-Worth is estimated to be around $18 Million.

All the income source Miles comes from his basketball games. In July 2008, Calvin signed a 4-year contract with Oklahoma City Thunder worth 14.8 million.

Before that, Miles worked with Cleveland Cavaliers, which paid him around $18 million for a 4-year contract, which increased his net worth to a high degree.

Similarly, with the Toronto Raptors, he signed a 3-year contract worth $25 million. According to different sources, Mile’s salary is estimated to be around  $7.9million.

He is also considered one of the richest young basketball players, among others. At present, Calvin is living a lavish life with his family and kids.

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C.J. Miles’s Social Media

Calvin is a name that regularly shows up in major newspapers and a face that frequently appears on popular television shows.

Miles has created thousands of fans and followers worldwide and has distinguished himself as a recognized basketball player. C.J is active on social media with plenty of fans ad followers.

In the meantime, he has gained a lot of popularity on social networking platforms. The basketball player mostly uses Instagram and Twitter to communicate with his fan followers.

On Twitter, he is available as @masfresco making 35.2k followers. Most of his tweets are related to professionalism.

Likewise, he has tweeted around 16.8k tweets to date. Miles joined the Twitter account in July 2012. On Instagram, he is available as @masfresco with 80.9k followers.

He often shares the post of his family, i.e., wife and kids. At present, Miles has shared around 2,057 posts on Instagram.

Also, his Instagram feed looks clean and well-organized. His Instagram bio says, “Father.Son.Brother.Shootah.Reader.Writer.Talker.”

Some FAQ:

Who is C.J. Miles’s agent?

C.J. Miles agent is Doug Neustadt of The Neustadt Group.

Is C.J. Miles in free agency?

No, the basketballer is currently playing for the NBA G League Ignite

When did Miles join Memphis Grizzlies?

Miles joined Memphis Grizzlies on February 7, 2019.

Is CJ Miles a model?

No, CJ is a professional basketball player who had formerly played in the NBA and currently plays in the NBA G League.

However, there is a female model named CJ Miles who posts semi-nude pictures on her Instagram account. 

Why did Calvin not attend his University study?

Calvin became more focused on basketball, and he wanted to grow his career in sports, so he decided to leave his study.

Was Miles in pain before surgery?

Although CJ might’ve not been in pain the entire time before surgery, his wrist did bother him from time to time. 

What kind of surgery did C.J. Miles have?

C.J. Miles had left foot surgery in 2019 due to a stress fracture and wasn’t able to start playing until Nov. 4, 2019, against the Detroit Pistons

After that, Miles suffered a left wrist injury on Nov. 26, 2019, while playing against the Denver Nuggets. He had to undergo surgery to repair ligament damage.

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