Ty Jerome Bio
Ty Jerome is an American Basketball Payer. Currently, he is playing for NBA’s Phoenix Suns as a point guard.
Facts About Ty Jerome
|Full Name||Ty Jeremy Jerome|
|Date of Birth||8 July 1997|
|Birth Place||New York City, New York|
|Education||Iona Preparatory School, Virginia University|
|Father Name||Mark Jerome|
|Mother Name||Michelle Walker|
|Siblings||Kobe, Olivia, Maya, and John.|
|Height||6 Feet 5 inch|
Early Life and Education
Ty Jerome was born on the 7th of July in the year 1997, in New York City. He was raised by parents Mark Jerome and Michelle Walker. Moreover, he comes from a white ethnic background and holds an American nationality.
Additionally, he grew up with two siblings of his own named Kobe and Olivia along with an additional two step-siblings named Maya and John. Also, his star sign is Cancer.
Talking about his education, he went to Iona Preparatory School in New Rochelle, New York for a four-year varsity game. After his junior season, he was named All-Conference, All-Metropolitan, and All-State first-team at Iona school. However, his senior season had to cut short due to his hip injury. On 2nd September 2014, he joined Virginia University to continue his college basketball journey.
During his college day, he got a scholarship for playing basketball for the college team.
Ty Jerome Professional Life and Career
Jerome started as a backup point guard during his freshman year in Virginia against London Perrantes. He did an amazing job at scoring 4.3 points, 1.6 rebounds, and 1.5 assists during the game. Also in his sophomore year, he started as the Cavaliers. It was where he made a rise in his career gaining 31 points against Boston College on December 30th, 2017.
Before season 2018-2019, he got selected to the All-ACC Second Team pre-season. He was named one of the ten finalists on February 4, 2019, for Bob Cousy Award. It was then he got recognized as the top college point guard of the nation. In addition, he also was among an early second-round selection in the 2019 NBA draft in most mock drafts.
Also at the beginning of 2019 NBA Draft, Jerome announced his intention to abandon his final season of college eligibility and hire an agent after the season end.
On June 20, 2019, Jerome was the 24th pick for Philadelphia 76ers in the 2019 NBA draft. Also, same year July 6 the Phoenix sun announced the recruitment of Jerome. However, he injured his right ankle on October 21, leaving him out indefinitely. He also was assigned to Northern Arizona Suns on November 25 but lost the game against Iowa Wolves.
Jerome finally made the debut in NBA on December 2, 2019, with the win over the Charlotte Hornets with four points four assists, three rebounds, and three steals in just 12 minutes of play. However, lost two consecutive matches with Orlando Magic and Houston Rockets.
Ty Jerome Net Worth and Salary
Currently, there is no information regarding Helen’s net worth and salary as he hasn’t publicized his financial details.
Jerome is in a relationship with his beautiful girlfriend Alex Marquis. There is not much information about the first meeting. However, their relationship was revealed on October 23, 2017, when Ty posted a picture of them together in social media.
Currently, there is no rumor about any marriage or engagement in the near future. The couple is enjoying their relationship and focusing on their career.
Ty Jerome Age, height, and weight
Ty is 22 years old and will soon be turning 23 this year on July 8. He stands tall at the height of 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) and his weight is 195 lb (88 kg).
Social Media Presence
Ty Jerome is currently active on Instagram and Twitter. He has more than 62.3k followers on Instagram and more than 13.6k followers on the Twitter.