Rawle Alkins Bio: Early Life, Family, Career, NBA & LPB

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Most American basketball players dream about playing for the NBA (National Basketball Association) and becoming their cities’ voices one day. For many, that dream comes true; they play, excel, and make their name and money for themselves.

Many talented basketball players have made their names in the NBA. Rawle Alkins is one player who went undrafted in the NBA 2018 draft but debuted at the end of the same year.

He may not be playing for the NBA now, but he has gained popularity playing for a foreign basketball league.

Rawle Alkins is an American basketball guard player, debuted in the NBA in December 2018. He plays for FC Porto of the Liga Portuguesa de Basquetebol, a top men’s basketball league in Portugal.

Moreover, Rawle is passionate about basketball, and he continues to perform as passionately as even after the up and downs of his basketball career. Alkins was born on October 29, 1997.

The 23-year young fellow was born and raised in Brooklyn, Newyork, USA. He brings in all that audacity into his basketball that any Brooklyner can bring. He made his name in college while playing for Arizona Wildcats.

Rawle Alkins, an American Basketball Player
Rawle Alkins, an American Basketball Player

No matter what Rawle has achieved at this age, there is more to come in the future with the kind of energy he possesses. The NBA player Rawle Alkins was ranked as the 18th best-paid player of the Chicago Bulls in 2018.

Before we move further, let’s check out some quick facts about this aggressive soul.

Quick Facts | Rawle Alkins

Full Name Rawle Prince Alkins
Birth Date October 29, 1997
Birth Place Brooklyn, New York, United States
Nick Name Not Available
Religion Not Available
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Education WOG Christian Academy, Christ the King High School, the University of Arizona
Horoscope Scorpio
Team FC Porto
Father’s Name Not Available
Mother’s Name Derline Zephir
Siblings Not Available
Age 26 Years Old
Weight 225 lbs
Height 6 feet 5 inches
Hair Color Black
Body Measurement Not Available
Build Athletic
Married Not Available
Girl Friend Not Available
Profession Professional Basketball Player
Children Not Available
Net Worth $5 million
Retirement Active
Social Media Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Last Update July, 2024

Rawle Alkins | Age | Height | Weight | Horoscope

The energetic football player, Alkins, is 23 years old, will turn 24 on October 29, 2021, stands 6 feet and 5 inches tall, and weighs about 225 lbs.

The African-American originated, Alkins has all the physical requirements to become a successful basketball player.

Moreover, Alkins falls under the Scorpio zodiac sign, making him unafraid of getting what he wants.

In Chinese astrology, Rawle is an Ox, which makes him goal-oriented and determined to achieve what he desires and always improve to be better than before.

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Rawle Alkins | Early Life | Family

The unstoppable player, Alkins, does not disclose much about his family life, but it looks like he had a supportive family.

There is hardly any information available about his parents and siblings. As a kid, Rawle looks like a happy soul, always smiling and speaking through his sparkling eyes.

Often, he mentions how special Rawle’s mother is for him. He posts his childhood pictures with his mother and tries to convey his affection for her.

According to sources, Rawle’s family came of Haitian origin; her mother, Derline Zephir, raised him. Alkins was the only child in his family.

Further, he grew up with his grandmother, uncles, aunts, and cousins. There is not much written about Rawle’s father, probably due to his absence.

Rawle has all good things to say about his mother; Alkins said that his mother raised him well. His mother, Derline, taught him to value essential things in life and to be a gentleman.

There is not much written about how he was, his passion, and all those details about his childhood. As a Scorpio sign, he must be a secretive person who hides his personal life.

Nowadays, most celebrities and stars post and share as much information about their personal life, but Alkins is different. He is all focused on his basketball career.

Rawle Alkins | Career

Early Career

Rawle Alkins started his basketball career at Christ the King Regional High School in Queens, New York. His time at Christ led him to three New York state catholic championships, a major push in his career.

After junior high, Alkins attended the Word of God Christian Academy in North Carolina, where the NBA All-Star Jonh Wall also went to school. Rawle’s average score is over 25 points and 7 rebounds per game during his senior year.

Rawle Alkins eligibility reported while he was just 8th grader
Rawle Alkins eligibility was reported while he was just an 8th grader

Alkins was considered a top-20 recruit in the 2016 high school class and rated as a five-star recruit. In addition to that, Rawle was ranked No.21 recruit and the 5th best small forward in the Class of 2016 by ESPN.

The Wildcats guard started tasting his share of popularity early on.

College Career

The talented basketball player Rawle joined the University of Arizona where he furthered his career. Alkins basked more popularity while in college. During Rawle’s freshman year, he had an average of 10.9 points, 4.9 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per game.

Even after Rawle’s declaring to go for the 2017 NBA draft, he decided to return to Arizona. The Wildcats sophomore Alkins fractured his right foot; due to that injury, he missed eight to twelve weeks of play.

Yet as a sophomore, Rawle had an average of 13.1 points, 4.8 rebounds, and 2.5 assists per game.

Once again, in March 2017, he declared for the NBA Draft 2018. Even after hard work and determination, he could not make it to the NBA; Rawle went undrafted. Yet his NBA career did not end there.

Professional Career

Rawle could not make it to the NBA after he went undrafted in 2018. This failure did not last long for Rawle; he signed with the Toronto Raptors, a Canadian professional basketball team for their Summer League.

After completing his time with the Raptors, Rawle signed another two-way contract with the Chicago Bulls on July 25.

According to this contract, he had to split time between the Chicago Bulls and the NBA G League affiliate, the Windy City Bulls.

Eventually, Rawle got his first NBA entry on December 17, 2018. He played for three minutes with a rebound and two assists with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

In addition to his NBA entry, on February 26, 2020, he signed his first contract with a foreign basketball league for FC Porto of the LPB (Liga Portuguesa de Basquetebol).

This young player has a lot coming in his basketball career. Alkins is a watch-out for all basketball fans. He declares him to be the future of basketball.

Rawle Alkins with Stephenson Lance Alkins calling himself future.
Rawle Alkins with Lance Stephenson, Alkins calling himself future.

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In addition to his optimistic future projection, he promises to become a better version of what he is now but a bit more aggressive.

Even after not having a great NBA career, Rawle’s mindset is as healthy as before. He believes he has sharpened his craft and it will continue to be that way.

Later, in December 2020, Alkins signed an Exhibit 10 contract with the New Orleans Pelicans. Additionally, he gained $5,000 to $50,000 for attending preseason camp. 

“Beyond blessed & thankful for the opportunity. Words can’t describe how grateful I am.” -Rawle Alkins

Rawle Alkins | Net Worth | Salary

The rising star, Alkins, plays basketball, which is the primary source of income for him. Alkins has a basic salary of around $60,000 to $70,000 a year. 

As of 2024, Rawle’s total net worth is estimated approximately at $5 million.

As he is still young, his net worth is likely to increase in the upcoming years.

Rawle Alkins | Personal Life | Girlfriend

Most of Alkin’s fans, especially female fans would love to know whether the roaring star Rawle is dating anyone or not. However, the young star knows well how to keep his personal life a secret.

A while back in 2014, he twitted and declared he was not seeing anyone and spending Valentines’ Day alone. Similarly, in 2016 Rawle had an Instagram post about his car being his beloved. Nothing more has been written ever since.

Hopefully, we will get to read about his personal life in the future and know him better.

Rawle Alkins | Social Media

The FC star, Alkins, has imprinted the social platforms with his passion for basketball. He seems to be active on various social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and Alkins knows how to handle them well.

He posts the right number of events of his life for his fans to come back for more.

Usually, Rawle posts about his career moves, his love for his mother, and his fans. One can feel a strong passion for basketball in his various posts and strong affection for his mother.

Moreover, he looks likable on social scenes, hanging out with celebrities and other basketball stars. Rawle has created a world of his own on social platforms.

Facebook  3979 followers

Twitter   17.1k followers, 227 followings

Instagram  275k followers, 80 followings

Common Questions about Rawle Alkins

Is Rawle currently dating?

Not sure. Alkins is very secretive about his personal life. He does not talk about whether he is dating anyone or not. Therefore, it is still a mystery whether he is dating or not. We can hope to get some good news in the future.

Did Alkins play for NBA? What are his Arizona statistics?

Yes. Alkins declared his participation in the NFL 2017, and he canceled his participation. Again in he came forth for the 2018 NFL Draft.

He went undrafted in the 2018 NBA draft, but later that year, he played in the NBA for the Chicago Bulls and the Windy City Bulls in December.

In the meantime, Rawle Alkins Arizona’s stats depict ten games played with an average of 3.7 points, 2.6 rebounds, and 1.3 assists. 

Where does Rawle currently live?

Not sure. Rawle plays for FC Porto, but his residency is not disclosed anywhere. It is probably, due to security issues. Also, he likes to keep things from the prying eyes of public attention.

Alkins is secretive about his family life, and he likes to focus on his career.

What are Rawle Alkins’ measurements? 

Rawle Alkins’ wingspan measures 6′ 8.75” wingspan with 8′ 3” standing reach and 8.50-inch hand length. 

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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