MarJon Beauchamp Bio: NBA Draft, Parents & Education

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The Milwaukee Bucks small forward MarJon Beauchamp is the grandson of the first African American mayor of Yakima, Henry Beauchamp, and the son of John and Denise Beauchamp.

MarJon played colligate basketball for the Yakima Valley Yaks before being drafted by the Bucks in the 2022 NBA Draft.

MarJon Beauchamp With The Bucks
MarJon Beauchamp With The Bucks (Source: Reddit)

For the 2021 season, he played with the NBA G League Ignite, a developmental basketball team in the NBA G League.

As of 2023, he has also been assigned to play for the Wisconsin Herd, the G-League affiliate of the Milwaukee Bucks.

Quick Facts 

Full Name MarJon Beauchamp
Known As MarJon
Nickname MarJon
Birthdate October 12, 2000
Age 23 Years Old
Birthplace  Yakima, Washington, United States
Current Residence Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Father’s Name John Mark Beauchamp
Mother’s Name Denise Beauchamp
Siblings Two Younger Siblings
Education Nathan Hale High School,  Garfield High School,  Rainier Beach High School, Eisenhower High School, Yakima Valley College
Nationality American
Relationship Status Single
Built Athletic
Sexual Orientation Straight
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Height 6 ft 7 in/2.01 m/201 cm
Weight 199 lb/90 kg
Tattoo Yes
Ethnicity Native American & African-American
Zodiac Sign Libra
Religion Christian
Profession Professional Basketball Player
Brand Endorsements Adidas
Net Worth $1 and $5 Million
Salary $2.60 Million
Social Media Instagram, Twitter
Last Update May 2024

Early Life & Family

The rookie for the Milwaukee Bucks of the NBA, MarJon Beauchamp, was born on October 12, 2000, in Yakima, Washington, United States.

He is the son of Denise and John Beauchamp, a radio personality and former college basketball player. Jon played colligate basketball for Eastern Washington and Highline College.

MarJon Beauchamp With His Parents
MarJon Beauchamp With His Parents (Source: TMZ)

He comes from a mixed heritage of Native Americans from the La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians and Mission Indians.

As mentioned before, his grandfather Henry Beauchamp was the first African American mayor of Yakima.

Education

MarJon Beauchamp started his high school basketball career at Nathan Hale High School in Seattle, where he played as a reserve on a team that featured top recruits, Michael Porter Jr. and Jontay Porter.

He then transferred to Garfield High School as a sophomore seeking stronger competition.

Nevertheless, alluding to a lack of motivation in class, MarJon transferred again for his junior season, this time to Rainier Beach High School within the school boundaries.

His transfer to Rainier proved to be a smart move for his basketball career as he helped lead the team to both league and district titles, showcasing his impressive skills on the court.

As a result of his outstanding performance, he was honored with the title of Most Valuable Player of the Seattle 3A Metro League.

After concluding his high school basketball career, he returned to Yakima to graduate from Eisenhower High School.

In March 2021, Beauchamp decided to return to his hometown of Yakima, Washington, and join the basketball team at Yakima Valley College.

A Brief on His Grandfather, Henry Beauchamp

Henry Beauchamp was born to a farming family on November 9, 1933, in Clinton, Louisiana. He was the youngest of Cornellia Beauchamp and Henry Clay Sr.’s seven children.

His family moved to Yakima, Washington, shortly after Henry’s 13th birthday.

In 1955, Henry married his longtime girlfriend, Wilma Jean Mitchell, and they were blessed with children; John Mark Beauchamp and Korie L. Beauchamp.

Henry was elected to the Yakima City Council in 1978 for the first time, where he devoted 24 years of his life to serving the community.

Henry Beauchamp, MarJon's Later Grandfather
Henry Beauchamp, MarJon’s Later Grandfather (Source: Blackpast)

He demonstrated strong direction and a deep commitment to improving the lives of Yakima residents during this time.

For Henry’s dedication to public service and recognition of his contributions, he was elected mayor of Yakima for two years, from 1986 to 1988.

As mayor, he worked tirelessly to promote the city’s economic growth and social progress.

Unfortunately, on April 25, 2013, he breathed his last breath at age 80 at Sullivan Center.

Career

Beauchamp’s basketball career reached a new milestone on September 23, 2021, as he signed with the NBA G League Ignite, a team in the NBA’s developmental league.

After a season with NBA G League Ignite, Beauchamp was drafted 24th overall by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 2022 NBA Draft.

Following the draft, he joined the Bucks’ 2022 NBA Summer League roster. He made an immediate impact in his debut game, scoring 16 points in a 94-90 win over the Nets.

On July 7, 2022, Beauchamp signed a rookie-scale contract with the Bucks, officially joining the team housing players such as Giannis, Jrue, and Krish Middleton.

On November 14, 2022, MarJon set a new career-high with 20 points during a game against the Hawks, showcasing his growth and potential as a professional basketball player.

Net Worth & Contracts

The exact net worth of the Bucks rookie has not been revealed, but given his career earnings of approximately $2.5 million, it’s safe to say that he is worth at least $1 and $5 million as of May 2024.

Aside from his regular NBA earnings, he makes a good amount of money from his brand deals. According to some sources, he is in a multi-year deal with Adidas.

Nevertheless, the financial arrangements of this deal have not been revealed by either of the parties.

Contracts

According to Spotrac.com, MarJon signed a $12.61 million four-year Rookie Scale contract with Milwaukee on July 7, 2022.

This contract included $5.09 million guaranteed and an average annual salary of $3.15 million.

In 2023-24, Beauchamp will earn a base salary of $2.60 million.

MarJon’s career earrings, as of this writing, sit at around $2.48 million.

Bought A House For Mother

On July 21, 2022, the Bucks rookie Beauchamp fulfilled his long-term goal by surprising his beloved mother, Denise, with a new house.

He tweeted on April 7 about his desire to reward his mom for all her hard work and sacrifices over the years by purchasing her a new house.

Finally, after three months, his dream came true, and he posted a video of the heartwarming surprise on social media.

MarJon Beauchamp Buys His Mother A House
MarJon Beauchamp Buys His Mother A House (Source: YouTube)

The video shows the 21-year-old MarJon waiting inside the new house with balloons and flowers and impatiently waiting for his mother to arrive.

When Denise walks in and realizes that the beautiful house is hers, she is overcome with emotion and breaks down in tears.

Her reaction was priceless and will surely be a memory that MarJon will cherish forever.

Unknown Facts About MarJon Beauchamp

  • At the end of his high school career, Beauchamp was rated a consensus four-star recruit by major recruiting services.
  • He announced that he would forgo college basketball on August 1, 2019.
  • After high school, MarJon trained with Chameleon BX, a training program based in San Francisco, to prepare for the 2021 NBA Draft.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

Is MarJon Beauchamp married?

No, MarJon Beauchamp is not married, and nor is he in a relationship that we know of.

Pranaya Poudel
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