Jalen Suggs is a top prospect for the 2021 NBA draft. NBA fans want to know more about the future star prior to his arrival in the NBA. Let’s look at his career so far, family and girlfriends.
Jalen Suggs’ career so far
Jalen Suggs, born 3 June 2001, is 20 years old and playing college basketball for Gonzaga.
Suggs will feature in this year’s NBA draft and is undoubtedly one of the most talented prospects.
Current polls have him as the predicted fourth pick.
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Jalen is a guard and in the 2020-2021 season averaged 14.3 ppg, 5.3 rebounds and 4.5 assists. He is averaging an impressive 50.3% from the field.
There are rumours the Cavs are interested in acquiring Suggs.
The Cavs have the third pick in this year’s draft and may have first pick at the youngster. The Cavs are looking for a guard to partner Colin Sexton and Jalen may fit the bill.
The family and personal life of the NBA prospect
Jalen Suggs’ mother is Molly Manley, born 20 April 1981.
She has been one of Jalen’s biggest supporters throughout his career and helped get him to the stage of his career he’s at now.
Jalen also has two younger sisters, Jennica and Jaelle. Jalen has spoken about how much he treasures his family and how they inspire him to work harder.
Jalen isn’t the only athlete in the family. Jalen’s dad is a second cousin of Tyrell Suggs, the two-time Super Bowl champion.
Eddie Jones, the two-time NBA All-Star, is also a cousin of Jalen’s.
Exploring the love life of Jalen Suggs
There’s lots of questions surrounding the love life of Jalen Suggs.
Recently, he took to Instagram to share his relationship with Hailey Van Lith.
Van Lith also plays basketball, she made the all ACC freshman team.
The couple both hope to take their careers to the next level and go professional.
There have been many rumours in the past of a potential relationship with Paige Bueckers. However, these are mere rumours as they are just best friends.
The two have known each other since high school and their families are very close too.
They grew up playing basketball together and have always dreamt of going pro. They continue to push each other to be the best and be best friends.