Trae Young (born 19 September 1998) is a young American basketball player who plays for Atlanta Hawks in NBA. Young plays as the point guard for his team. He came into the basketball by playing for his high school team Norman North High school.
At this small age, he has achieved a lot. He has also played in FIBA Americas under 18 Championship.
As a son of a former basketball player, he himself also chose to be a basketball player. When he was in high school he used to play for school team Norman North High School.
In the year 2015, he helped his team to win many games and also the area championship. That year after 25 points, 5 assists & 4 rebounds he got rewarded with the sophomore of the year award.
After schooling when he joined the University of Oklahoma then he started playing for the Oklahoma Sooners. With the help of 15 points and 6 rebounds, he got the victory.
In his very first year of college, he helped his team won many games against teams like the University of Nebraska Omaha, Ball State University, Oregon Ducks, Northwestern State Demons, Texas Christian University & Kansas State University.
He got famous for his playing style and because of which he even got compared with other players like Stephen Curry & LeBron James. Even both these players praised him for his gaming style & for his season with his college team.
Childhood, Parents, Siblings & Early Life
The famous basketball player Trae Young (age 21 years, as in 2019) was born in the year 1998 in the house of a former American basketball player. His father Rayford Trae Young also had a career as a professional basketball player. His mother’s name is Candice.
Young also has three siblings a brother and two younger sisters. Trae’s birthplace is Lubbock, Texas, USA. His brother’s name is Timothy and his sisters are Camryn and Caitlyn.
The guy did his schooling from Norman North High School, Oklahoma, where he started playing basketball during his higher classes. He even has a very impressive record in college football career. He did his college degree from the University of Oklahoma.
Physical Stats, Height, Weight & Appearance
Young is quite tall and has a muscular body. He goes for his basketball practice daily which is why he has developed a very lean and masculine body structure.
Trae Young’s height of 6 feet 1 inch helped his sports because basketball is a game of tall men. His body is lean muscular and his weight is almost 180 lbs. There is a light beard on his face and he has brown curly hairs just like his father.
There is a tattoo on the left side of his waist and has something written. There is also a tattoo on his right forearm and on his triceps. He wears a diamond necklace of alphabet T and N.
Personal Life, Girlfriend & Spouse
The rookie player from Oklahoma Trae Young has a very hot girlfriend named Shelby Miller. Shelby is a cheerleader is a cheerleader. The lady posts many images together on her Instagram account (shelby_danae).
So, Trae is not married and is dating his cheerleader girlfriend. Other than this there is no information available about Young’s previous affairs.
Trae in his personal life is very popular on Instagram. There he has around 1.8 million followers. He shares with his fans all of his updates about his game and daily life. Trae Young also has a Twitter account (TheTraeYoung) and has 342k fans there.
Some Lesser Known Facts about Trae Young
|Real Full Birth Name||Rayford Trae Young.
|Famous Name||Trae Young.
|Famous as||Atlanta Hawks member.|
|Age (As of 2019)||21 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||September 19, 1998.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Birth Sign)||Virgo.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6'1".
Centimeters: 185 cm.
Meters: 1.85 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 82 Kg.
Pounds: 180 lbs.
|Tattoos||on forearm, waist and on triceps.|
|Parents||Father: Rayford Young.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Social media||Instagram: traeyoung (1.9 million followers).
Twitter: TheTraeYoung (342k fans).
|School||Norman North High School.|
|Alma Mater||University of Oklahoma.|
|Highest Qualification||College Degree Completed.|
|Cars||1. Infinity QX80.
2. Audi R8 V10.
|Net worth||$ 2 million USD (As in 2019).|
Basketball Matches, Career & Net worth
In the year 2018 during the NBA draft 2018, Trae Young got selected by the team named “Dallas Mavericks” but the team later traded him to “Atlanta Hawks” for Luka Dončić. The team of the Atlanta Hawks was trying to rebuild the entire squad at that time.
He officially got signed by the team in 2018 on June 21. He played very well in his debut season for the team and in his 3rd game, Trae scored 35 points with 11 assists. The match was against Cleveland Cavaliers.
According to reliable sources, Trae Young has a net worth of $2 million US dollars, as of December 2019.
In the year 2019 against Indiana Pacers, he scored 49 points. The player has also been in the national team in FIBA Americas U-18 Championship.
Over the years because of his hard work and dedication he has earned his place in a team and is playing very well. He recently bought himself an Audi R8 V10 and shared the video with his Instagram followers.
- Trae is very close to his mother and he even gifted her a luxury SUV named Infinity QX80 in the year 2019.
- He belongs to mixed ethnicity as his father African-American and his mother are white.
- As a Virgo, he is very dedicated to his game.
- He has a tattoo on his arm which says “Always Remember”.
- During his high school debut, he got praised by the famous player LeBron James because of his game style.
- He loves to travel and spend time with his girlfriend.
- In the year 2018, he got awarded the honor of Big 12 Freshman of the year.
- In the recruiting class, scout.com considered him as one of the best player (2017).
- He is a sneaker collector and has a collection of very rare sneakers.
- Trae Young is the eldest in his siblings.