Trae Young Jersey, College Stats, Contract, Dating
Taking U18 USA basketball team to win gold in Chile in 2016, Trae Young is an upcoming NBA star.
He started being noticed ever since he played in the court but, he rose to fame in 2017 when he played for Oklahoma. His first year, the star won the Big 12's Player of the Week award six times.
At just 20 years of age, the star has been put on the stand with Bill Russell, Charles Barkley, Julius Erving and many more.
Trae Young Career
Like most basketball player, Trae began playing since his high school.
During his high school years, the point guard achieved the tremendous success that would pave the path to his career. He was titled Gatorade Player of the Year. ESPN also ranked him as one of the 15th student-athlete prospects in the United States.
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Moving onto University, the star brought his A-game to the court. The Oklahoma Sooners coaches even compared him to the likes of Blake Griffin and Buddy Hield. Jumping at the opportunity, Trae joined the ranks of NBA in 2018.
On the 21st of June 2018, the star was picked by Dallas Mavericks. However, before he got a chance to wear the Dallas jersey, Trae was traded to the Atlanta Hawks. He signed a contract with them on the 1st of July 2018.
Trae Young's stats for the 2018-19 season with the Atlanta Hawks (Photo: basketball-reference.com)
While his career has just begun, the player is undoubtedly going to make it big. Within a year in on the professional side of things, Trae has managed to grab the attention of millions.
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He has garnered 1.5 million fans on his Instagram and has been equally successful in terms of finances. The 20-year-old bought an Audi R8 for himself as his first car, which is nothing since he signed a $1.8 million endorsement deal with the Adidas for sports shoes on the 19th of June 2018.
Dating, Who Is Girlfriend?
Well, the star player is in a relationship with his university’s cheerleader, Shelby Miller. The duo met sometime in 2017 while they were studying at the Oklahoma University and have been together ever since.
Trae Young with girlfriend Shelby Miller on the 26th of October 2018 (Photo: Shelby Miller's Instagram)
On the 26th of October, despite his busy schedule, Trea surprised his girlfriend on her birthday. He certainly knows how to keep a woman happy. Unlike other high school puppy love, it seems like Trae‘s relation will be the one to last.
The couple relishes most of their free time together with each other and also regularly feature on each other's social media handles, mainly Instagram.
Bio: Parents, Siblings, Measurements
Son to Candice and Rayford Young, Trae was born in the year 1998 in Lubbock, Texas, United States. He is the eldest among his siblings; two younger sisters, Camryn and Caitlyn and a younger brother, Timothy.
While his nationality being American is public knowledge, his ethnicity remains a question yet to be answered. Nevertheless, it is evident that he attended the Norman North High School in his hometown and later moved on to Oklahoma to attend Oklahoma University.
As for measurements, Trae has a slim athletic build. He stands at 6 feet and 2 inches (1.88 m) height and a weight of 82kgs.