‘They say a child who dreams is the one who achieves.’ Though it may be hard for someone to achieve, those who persevere no matter what can definitely get it. One of those athletes who fulfilled his dream is Jaylen Adams.
Though it happened just recently, we like to believe he is destined for greater things ahead. Aside from this, we will include all the details regarding his personal life, career, family, dating life, and so on.
Jaylen Adams: Quick Facts
|Full Name||Jaylen Tairique Adams|
|Birth Date||May 4, 1996|
|Birth Place||Hanover, Maryland, USA|
|Now known as||Jaylen Adams|
|Education||St. Bonaventure Maryland|
|Father’s Name||Darryl Adams|
|Mother’s Name||Yalonda Adams|
|Siblings||Two(Brother and Sister)|
|Height||6 feet 2 inches(188 cm)|
|Weight||102 kgs(224 lbs)|
|Hair color||Dark Brown|
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|Current Team||Portland Trails Blazers|
|Net Worth||Under Review|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter|
Who Is Jaylen Adams?
Jaylen Adams is an American professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Just recently, the young player signed with Portland Trails Blazers.
We will be talking a lot more about him and his steady career later. We are more than excited to know his story unfolds.
Early Life and Education- Where Did He Graduate From?
Jaylen Adams, born as Jaylen Tairique Adams, is a professional basketball player. He grew up in Hanover, Maryland, the United States of America. Adams is the son of the father, Darryl Adams, and his mother, Yalonda Adams.
Aside from his parents, Jaylen has two siblings; a brother named Brendan Adams and a sister named Anyah. Not much light has been shed on their whereabouts.
Likewise, Jaylen holds American citizenship while his ethnicity is presumably, African-American. Unfortunately, the religion he follows is still unknown at the moment.
As for his education, young Adams went to Mount St. Joseph Baltimore, Maryland, and played for his high school basketball team. After that, he enrolled at St. Bonaventure University and graduated in 2018.
How Tall Is Jaylen Adams?- Body Measurements and Appearance
The professional NBA player, Jaylen, is not only athletically gifted but built as well. One of the requirements for qualifying as a basketball player is height, and trust us; he has got that area covered. More like over 6 feet!
Likewise, Adams stands at 6 feet 2 inches(188 cm) with a 6’6.5 wingspan and weighs around 102 kgs(225 lbs).
Though the measurements are unknown, it is no secret that Adams is well-built like a machine. Other information like Adams’s shoe size, tattoos (if any) is not available at the moment.
Jaylen is fast and agile like a well oiled-machine inside the court. He was born on May 4, 1996, and born under the sign of Taurus. Similarly, the people of this sign are known to be resilient, hard-working, and loyal.
Jaylen Adams- Early Career and St. Bonaventure Bonnies
Jaylen has always been a contender when it comes to basketball games. While he played for his high school team from Mount St. Joseph, Adams was a three-time MIAA A Conference champion.
Then everything started working out for him in college as well. He proved himself a vital player for the St. Bonaventure team, where he averaged 17.9 points, 5.0 assists, and 3.7 rebounds per game as a sophomore.
Similarly, Adams was named a first-team All-Atlantic 10 player. He finished his junior season with the second position in the Atlantic 10 Conference in scoring; 20.6 points per game, first in assist(6.5 per game), and second in steals(2.1 per game).
For the second straight year, Jaylen made it to the First Team All-Atlantic 10.
Likewise, in February 2018, he scored 40 abs 44 points in games against Duquesne and St. Louis. Adam was the fourth leading scorer in the Atlantic 10 with 19.1 points per game to get 5.2 assists per game by his senior year.
Not to mention, young Adam led the team to a 26-8 record and upset of UCLA in the NCAA Tournament. He was also named conference co-player of the Year with Peyton Aldridge.
Thanks to his skills, Jaylen was invited to the Reese’s College All-Star Game. Unfortunately, due to his ankle injury, he was unable to attend the event and instead went to the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament.
Jaylen Adams- Professional Career
Jaylen’s professional basketball career started once he graduated in 2018.
After getting undrafted in the 2018 NBA draft, Adams was signed by the Atlanta Hawks in a two-way contract under the terms that he will split his time between the Hawks and their NBA G League affiliate, the Erie BayHawks.
Likewise, Jaylen accepted the offer and proudly made his NBA debut on October 17, 2018. Even though they lost the game to the New York Knicks, he recorded 1 rebound and 1 assist in 4 minutes inside the court.
On the other hand, Jaylen scored 23 points in his G-League and won his debut game over the Grand Rapids Drive. On February 20, 2019, he re-signed a multi-year contract with the Atlanta Hawks. However, he was waived by them on July 13, 2019.
After that, Jaylen signed an Exhibit 10 Contract with the Milwaukee Bucks on August 20, 2019. Then he was cut in training camp and assigned to Buck’s G League affiliate, the Wisconsin Herd.
Similarly, the team managed a win over the Grand Rapids Drive with Adam scoring 39 points, his career-high including 6-3 pointers.
Then again, on March 4, 2020, Jaylen recorded another career-high 14 assists but lost to the Canton Charge.
Not to mention, his average tallied to 21.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 5.4 assists per game for the herd.
Recently, after the G League season, Jaylen was signed by the Portland Trail Blazers. He replaced the veteran forward Trevor Ariza, who returned to the NBA Orlando due to child custody reasons following the COVID-19.
Unfortunately, Adams missed several games of the 2020 season after he suffered from a back injury. At present, he is recovering well and is back on the ground.
Jaylen Adams – Stats
Personal Life of Jaylen Adams- Is He Married? Adams’s Jersey
Jaylen Adams, a professional NBA player, is just in his prime years, both in his career and dating life. However, unlike others, young Jaylen has kept his personal life strictly away from the media’s eyes.
Moreover, there is absolutely no news regarding his dating life. No one has seen the point Blazers’s Point guard going on a date with significant others or any girlfriend.
It is as if Adams has never dated anyone or is an expert at keeping them under the dark.
Since Jaylen is just at the beginning of his NBA career, one can imagine his dedication and sole focus on the game.
Similarly, Adams’ thoughts and time are mostly occupied with his training, matches, and other basic stuff to even have time for casual relationships.
However, we do hope, Adams finds someone to be special to spend his time with. And if he does, we will be sure to update you guys about it.
Net Worth and Income- How Much Does Jaylen Adams Earn?
As we know by now, Jaylen Adams is an American professional basketball player who currently serves as a point guard for the Portland Trail Blazers.
Likewise, before this, he played for the Atlanta Hawks as well. Most of his income source comes from his basketball career.
According to the sources, Adams makes around $100,000 as his annual salary.
With Atlanta Hawks, the basketball player got $236,854 as a salary amount. When Jaylen joined Milwaukee Bucks, he received a salary of $449,115.
Likewise, after signing the contract with Portland Trail Blazers, Adams’s received a salary of $163,356.
However, Adams’s net worth to this date is still unknown and is under review. But we are sure it will change once the condition starts to work up.
Putting that aside, his other income, including his endorsement deals and sponsorships, are also kept under the wraps.
Social Media Presence
Jaylen is a very professional basketball player. Because of his hard work and dedication, he has able to accumulate a large fan following from worldwide.
The basketball player has attracted plenty of followers on different social media like Instagram and Twitter.
On Instagram, he is available as @10jadams making 14.5k followers. He has shared around 51 posts on this platform. Most of his Instagram feeds are filled with basketball career highlights.
On Twitter, Jaylen is active as @10jadams with 4.9k+ followers. He joined the Twitter site in December 2012 and has made around 4.7k+ tweets.
With the increase in the popularity of Adams, we’re sure that the number of followers will increase in the coming days.
Why was Jaylen Adams Suspended for UConn Men Season Opener?
Jaylen was suspended from the UConn Men Season Opener after he allegedly crashed his scooter on a road near the college.
After the incident, he was released on a $500 non-surety bond and also appeared in the Superior Court in Rockville on Nov 21.
What are the Jersey Numbers of Adams?
Adams wears the Jersey number of 20 for Milwaukee Bucks and 10 for Atlanta Hawks.
What position did Adams play for?
Adams plays for the Point Guard position.
When did Jaylen join NBA?
Jaylen joined NBA in the year 2018.
What is the trade value of Jaylen?
Jaylen’s trade value in an open market is 0.00 which makes him rank in 131st position among point guard.