James Harden Girlfriend: All About Jessyka Janshel!

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Texas-born Jessyka Janshel is a model and social media influencer who gained prominence after being spotted with the 76ers shooting guard James Harden in 2017.

Ever since they were seen together, the mainstream media has continuously feasted on the news even though neither of the party has confirmed the rumors.

The couple first met following Harden’s breakup with the reality television star Khloe Kardashian.

Talking a bit about Harden, he is one of the most feared guards in the current NBA scene who was drafted 3rd overall in the first round of the 2009 NBA Draft by the Oklahoma City Thunder.

James Harden's Rumored Girlfriend Jessyka
James Harden’s Rumored Girlfriend Jessyka Janshel (Source: Instagram)

Recently in December 2022, Harden’s return to his former team Houston Rockets, swirled in the media, but no further details have come out.

Similarly, the 76ers fell 127-116 to the Pelicans for their second loss in a row on December 30, 2022.

Harden did not score in the first frame but tallied five assists early, continuing his dominant partnership with Joel Embiid.

But this article is not about the legendary James Harden or his career. In this read, you will discover every little detail related to his rumored girlfriend, Jessyka Janshel.

But before moving ahead, check out the facts table below.

James Harden Girlfriend | Quick Facts

Full Name Jessyka Janshel 
Nick Name Jessyka
Age Birthdate July 5, 1991
Age 32 Years Old
Birthplace  Houston, Texas, United States
Nationality American
Marital Status Unmarried
Boyfriend James Harden
Boyfriend’s Profession Professional Basketball Player
Children None
Religion Christianity
Height 5 Feet 4 Inches /1.64 m/164 m
Weight 58 kg/127 lbs.
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Ethnicity Mixed
Tattoos Yes
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Profession Influencer & Model
School Chavez High School, James Madison Senior Hugh
University Prairie View A&M University
Salary Not Known
Net Worth $300,000
Social Media Instagram, Twitter, TikTok
Last Update February 2024

James Harden Girlfriend | Early Life, Education & Body Measurement

The NBA star James Harden’s rumored girlfriend, the 32 years old social media model Jessyka Janshel, was born on 5th July 1991 in Houston, Texan, United States.

Not so much information about her parents and siblings is available, and she has not shared about them on her social media either.

She went to Chavez High School and then transferred to James Madison Senior Hugh in 2009.

After high school graduation, Janshel enrolled at Prairie View A&M University.

Nevertheless, she did not complete her education because of her modeling gigs.

Furthermore, given her birth date, Janshel’s sun sign is Cancer, known for being protective of their loved ones, nurturing, loyal, and reserved.

James Harden Girlfriend | Body Measurements & Tattoos

Jessyka Janshel is of mixed ethnicity and stands shorter than average American women. The 1.64 meters social media model is known for sharing jaw-dropping pictures on her Instagram.

Also, she weighs around 127 lbs.

Jessyka Showing Off Her Inks
Jessyka Showing Off Her Inks (Source: Instagram)

The model has inked quite a few tattoos on her body. She has one on her back shoulder, one beside her right breast, and two on her left foot.

The beautiful model has brown eyes and curly brown hair, the icing on her super sexy body.

James Harden Girlfriend | Career & Social Media


As mentioned before, Jessyka Janshel dropped out of Prairie View A&M University to pursue modeling professionally.

She pursued her passion and joined the exotic entertainment business, which helped her to save a fortune in order to invest in her modeling career.

She also bagged handsome money in the process.

Her breakthrough came in the year 2013 when she signed with FacetStudios and kick-started her professional modeling career.

She eventually worked with Straight Stuntin, Doss Tidwell, SHOWmag, Alcolestudios, and iAdoreMag.

In 2015, Janshel was featured in Pressure Magazine. Also, she served as the host of an event with American football wide receiver Josh Huff.

Aside from modeling, she has also been involved in music.

On 15 December 2016, Jessyka announced via her Instagram that she was working with rapper and actor Nick Cannon for a music video.

In addition to that, some sources have claimed that she is currently pursuing nursing.

Social Media

As of this writing, Jessyka Janshel has more than 580k Instagram followers. She often posts her hot and bold pictures on the handle, which certainly is a treat for her more than half a million followers.

Even though she only has only 26 posts on the platform, she could earn more than $10k per month from sponsored posts if she wants to, given her massive number of followers.


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A post shared by Miss Jessyka J 🦋 (@jessykajanshel)

However, she has not shared such sponsored posts on the handle or probably has removed such posts.

Besides her sizzling hot pictures, Janshel often showcases her culinary skills by posting food-related reels on the handle.

Similarly, she has posted videos and pictures from her vacation to Columbia, Mexico, and Dubai.

A Brief About James Harden

An American professional basketball player James Harden was born James Edward Harden Jr. on August 26, 1989, in Los Angeles, California, United States.

He played school-level basketball at Artesia High School in Lakewood, California, where he averaged 13.2 points in his sophomore year.

After graduation, he went to Arizona State and played for the Arizona State Sun Devils basketball team.

He played for the team from 2007 to 2009 and declared for a draft.

In the 2009 NBA Draft, Oklahoma City Thunder drafted Harden third overall in the first round.

The Philadelphia 76ers Shooting Guard James harden
The Philadelphia 76ers Shooting Guard James Harden (Source: The Guardian)

Despite an average debut season, he continued honing his skills and proved to be one of the most promising point guards on the team.

However, after the rookie contract conclusion, Thunder did not show any interest in the extension and traded Harden to the Houston Rockets.

Harden signed with the Rockets on October 27, 2012.

After nine seasons with the Rockets, Harden signed a new deal with the Brooklyn Nets on January 14, 2021.

After a year, on February 10, 2022, the Nets traded Harden to the Philadelphia 76ers.

He put up a triple-double on December 23 with 20 points, 21 assists, and 11 rebounds.

James Harden Girlfriend | Net Worth

As of 2024, James Harden’s girlfriend Jessyka has an estimated net worth of $300,000.

She earns well from her music video collaborations and modeling career.

Talking about her rumored boyfriend, James Harden, his net worth sits at $165 million.

James basically earns from his NBA salaries and brand deals.

Harden’s annual base salary tops $44 million, and he earns millions more from endorsements every year.

The third highest-paid NBA player has made $227 million in salary during his first decade in the NBA.

Similarly, in 2015 he signed a $200 million deal with Nike and earns more than $15 million each year from this deal alone.

On July 2016, Harden signed a four-year $118 million maximum contract extension with the Houston Rockets.

The contract came with $29,491,212 in average annual salary and the full amount guaranteed.

Similarly, on July 2016, he signed a $171 million designated veteran extension with the Rockets with the full amount guaranteed and a $42.78 million average annual salary.

How It All Started?

James Harden has been linked to several beautiful women over the years.

From 2016 and 2018, he dated American singer, songwriter, and actress Ashanti.

Aside from Ashanti, James has dated Khloe Kardashian, Trina, and Gail Golden.

So how did Jessyka and Harden two meet?

It all started when the two were spotted together right after Harden’s breakup with Khole in 2017.

This initiated a new rumor about the two, and different source claim that the two are still together. 

Nevertheless, neither has confirmed their relationship status out in public.

More so, if you check their social media handle, you won’t find even a single picture of them being together. So, it’s still a mystery if they are seeing one another or have moved on.

Unknown Facts

  • Harden has been named to 10-time NBA All-Star.
  • James Harden won two gold medals as part of the United States national team; at the 2012 Summer Olympics and the 2014 FIBA World Cup.
  • Harden’s 10th and 11th triple-doubles came in back-to-back games, both resulting in wins.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

How tall is James Harden?

The Philadelphia 76ers’ point guard James Harden stands 1.96 meters tall.

Did Harden date Trina?

Various media claimed that the two dated, but neither Harden nor Trina made any official statement regarding the situation.

Did James date Amber Rose?

Again, several media outlets speculated about the two seeing each other, but Rose reportedly stated that she and James had a special friendship and nothing more.

Pranaya Poudel
Pranaya Poudelhttp://playersbio.com
Stargazer, & Rock n' Roller I Pranaya Poudel, am a content writer and editor for playersbio.com. Coffee lover and kind of a loner. Favorite Teams: Milwaukee Bucks (NBA), Kansas City Chiefs (NFL) Favorite Players: Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden & Patrick Mahomes FYI I believe in Alien!!!

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