Versatile point-guard Killian Hayes entered the 2020 NBA Draft yesterday and was selected by the Detroit Pistons as seventh pick of the first round. As news of his selection rang out, the 19-year-old hugged a young woman to his father’s left. This prompted many fans to ask, who is Killian Hayes’ girlfriend?
Who is Killian Hayes’ girlfriend?
Does Killian Hayes have a girlfriend? The answer, we’re afraid, isn’t definitive. The identity of the mystery woman is not yet known.
The woman had blonde hair, was wearing a protective mask and may have also been a member of Killian’s family.
However, from one of the posts on her Instagram story, a model referred to as Jazzy.JM seemed to be sporting the same outfit as the lady in question.
It is not known whether the Instagrammer is Hayes’ girlfriend, but the athlete follows her on the social media platform.
Killian Hayes’ career so far
Born in Lakeland, Florida, Hayes spent the majority of his early career in Cholet, France, the country he represents. He qualifies through his mother, Sandrine Demiannay, who is a Cholet native.
His childhood was also spent in France because his father DeRon, also a basketball player, played in the country’s top league.
Killian started out by playing for the youth side of Cholet Basket, one of his father’s former teams. He remained in France on the advice of Hayes senior, who had developed through the American basketball system.
This was in spite of Killian’s intention to play basketball in the US.
While in France, the youngster was also advised to reject the National Institute of Sport, Expertise and Performance.
Subsequently he played in the league’s U21 format, LNB Espoirs, for Espoirs Cholet during the 2016-17 campaign. He was considerably younger than most of his counterparts.
He made his senior team debut in October 2017 at the age of 16, spending almost two years at the club. Hayes went on to German side Ulm in August 2019.
He played ten times for the German outfit, averaging 12.8 points per game. He then entered the NBA draft before he was selected by the Pistons.
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