Where Is Scoot Henderson From?- Ethnicity & Family

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An American professional basketball player Sterling Henderson, aka Scoot, was born on February 3, 2004, in Marietta, Georgia, United States, to his parents, Chris and Crystal Henderson.

The Carlton J. Kell High School alumnus Scoot plays for the NBA G League Ignite of the NBA G League.

He signed with the Ignite after graduating high school. He was just 17 then, making him the youngest player in G League history.

Scoot is widely projected to be a top-three pick in the 2023 NBA Draft.

Henderson’s exceptional talent as a basketball player made him a highly sought-after prospect, earning him a consensus five-star recruit status.

Scoot Henderson
Scoot Henderson (Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal)

His remarkable skills at the point guard position led 247Sports to rank him as the second-best point guard in the 2021 class.

Following his freshman year of high school, Henderson’s performance in camps caught the attention of numerous NCAA Division I programs, who recognized his potential.

In fact, it was during this time that he received his first Division I scholarship offer from Ole Miss. By his sophomore season, Henderson had also garnered offers from prestigious programs such as Florida, Florida State, and Georgia Tech.

Where Is Scoot Henderson From?- Ethnicity & Family

The Marietta, Georgia native, Scoot Henderson, identifies with African-American ethnicity.

He comes from a family deeply involved in sports and healthcare.

His father, Chris, serves as a coach and trainer, while his mother, Crystal, holds a role as a healthcare administrator.

Scoot Henderson With His Sister
Scoot Henderson With His Sister (Source: The Athletic)

Together, they established the renowned training facility Next Play 360° in Marietta, having relocated from Hempstead, New York, just before Henderson’s birth.

Amongst his six siblings, Henderson is the second-youngest, and he grew up surrounded by basketball talent, with three of his sisters excelling in NCAA Division I basketball.

As a baby, Sterling earned the nickname “Scoot” or “Scoota” due to his penchant for scooting across the floor, capturing the attention and hearts of his family.

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