Jalen Duren Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Parents, Birthday, Stats, Net Worth, Biography & More

Jalen Duren is a popular American professional basketball player, athlete, and sportsperson. Jalen Duren is famous as a professional basketball player for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was a five-star recruit and one of the best players in the 2021 class. He was also ranked as the top player in the 2022 class.

Jalen Duren

Duren won the AAC Freshman of the Year award in 2022 and also won the gold media in FIBA Americas Under 16 Championship. He also represents the United States National Men’s Basketball Team. Check all the details below about Jalen Duren’s Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Parents, Birthday, Stats, Net Worth, Biography & More.

Jalen Duren Wiki/Biography

Jalen Duren was born on 18th November 2003 (Age: 19 years; As of 2022) in Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania, New Castle, Delaware, United States. His full real name is Jalen Montez Duren. His occupation is a professional basketball player. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is Afro-American. His zodiac sign is Scorpio and follows Christianity (religion). His profession is basketball player. His hometown is Sharn Hill, Pennsylvania. His playing position is in the Center for NBA League.

Jalen Duren Educational Qualification

He completed his basic schooling at the Roman Catholic High School and he attended Montverde Academy for his high schooling. After completing schooling, he attended the University of Memphis but unfortunately leave his studies as a freshman for NBA Draft. On 18th April 2022, he declared for the 2022 NBA Draft.

Jalen Duren Height & Weight

Jalen Duren height and weight

Jalen Duren’s height and weight

  • Height: 6′ 11 inches
  • Weight: 113 kg
  • Eye Colour: Black
  • Hair Colour: Black

Jalen Duren Family & Parents

Jalen was born into a middle-class family to Afro-American parents. He was the only child of his parents. Jalen’s mother’s name is Aneisea Hudgins. His mother was working at a small nonprofit organization in Philadelphia. He doesn’t disclose anything about his biological father according to the media sources. Jayley is very close to her mother and very supportive of him. He grew up in New Castle with his siblings in the family. He shared photos with his mother on his social media handles.

Jalen Duren Girlfriend & Relationships

Jalen is a very talented and best professional basketball player. Many of her fans wanted to know about his love life or girlfriend’s name. At present, Jalen Duren is single (no girlfriend) and not dating anyone (As of 2023). He only focused on her professional basketball career without dating anyone. Her relationship status is single and her marital status is unmarried.

Jalen Duren Career & Stats

He started his basketball career during his high school at Roman Catholic High School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania along with a teammate. In his school, he averaged, 12.8 points, 9.3 rebounds, and 2.5 blocks per game as a freshman. Also, Jalen led his team to their second consecutive Philadelphia Catholic League title. In his high school freshman year, Jalen earns first-team all-league and second-team all-state honors and was named MaxPreps Freshman All-American.

Jalen Duren played for Memphis University

Jalen Duren played for Memphis University

In the second year, he averaged 18.1 points, 12.5 rebounds, and 3.4 blocks per game and led his team to an 18-10 record. Also, he earns first-team all-league and first-team all-state, and MaxPreps Sophomore All-American honor in his second year. After this, he transferred to Montverde Academy for his junior year. He was one of the only five underclassmen named to the Sports Illustrated Preseason All-American team. In his junior year, Jalen finished with 13 points and 7 rebounds.

Jalen Duren drafted in NBA

Jalen Duren was drafted into NBA

Also, Jalen played in NIBC and averaged 15.5 points, 10.6 rebounds, and 2.4 blocks per game. Jalen was also the MaxPreps Florida High School Basketball Player of the Year in 2020-21. After this, he is the number one recruit and committed to playing college basketball for Memphis. Jalen averaged 12 points, 8.1 rebounds, and 2.1 blocks per game as a freshman in the college. Also, Jalen Duren was named First Team All-AAC and also as the AAC Freshman of the Year. He also leads Memphis University to its first NCAA tournament. In 2019, he played for the 2019 FIBA Under-16 Americas Championship in Belem, Brazil, and averaged 10.3 points, 8.2 rebounds, and 2 blocks per game.

Jalen Duren during the basketball game of NBA

Jalen Duren during the basketball game of the NBA

Jalen Duren won a gold medal and also the tournament all-star five-team honor in the championship. On 18th April 2022, he declared for the NBA Draft and was picked in the first round or 13th overall by Charlotte Hornets in the 2022 NBA Draft. During the draft day, Jalen’s rights were traded to the New York Knicks and then to the Detroit Pistons team. Jalen Duren joined the Detroit Pistons in the 2022 NBA Summer League roster.

Jalen made his regular season debut with 14 points, 10 rebounds, and 3 blocks in a win over the Orlando Magic on 19th October. After this, he put on a double-double with a career all-time high of 30 points, and 17 rebounds in a double overtime win against San Antonio Spurs.

Jalen Duren Awards & Honors

Jalen Duren with his trophy

Jalen Duren with his trophy

  • In 2021-22, Preseason AAC Rookie of the Year.
  • In 2021-22, Preseason All-AAC First Team.
  • In 2022, All-AAC Tournament Team.
  • In 2022, AAC Freshman of the Year.
  • In 2022. All-AAC First Team.
  • In 2022, AAC All-Freshman Team.

Jalen Duren’s Net Worth & Income

Jalen Duren’s net worth is estimated at approx. $4.1 million dollars. He is a famous American basketball player, athlete, and sportsperson. Jalen Duren earns a good income from his professional basketball profession. He signed a contract to start his NBA career. Jalen was drafted on a four-year contract with the Pistons of $19.4 million dollars. Also, he earns money from big brand endorsements and commercials. Jalen lives joyfully with his family.

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Jalen Duren Amazing Facts

  • He is interested in playing basketball since his childhood.
  • His height was about 6′ ft 8″ inches in eighth grade.
  • Jalen Duren is the youngest basketball player in the National Basketball Association, who make a total of 4.1 million dollars in 2022-2023.
  • He is considered the true post player in his class by recruiting sites and sportswriters.
  • He has a wingspan of 7-5 1/4.
  • Jalen Duren was a standout performer at the 2019 Nike Elite 100 Camp.
  • The founder of recruiting site stockrisers.com named Jakle Weingarten, described him as NBA ready as a 10th grader according to the sources of NBA. Also, National Basketball Association was considering lowering the minimum draft age from 19 to 18.
  • Jalen Duren was committed to playing college basketball for Memphis over offers from Kentucky, Miami (Florida), the NBA G League, and the Australia NBL.
  • Jalen Duren’s physical frame and shot-blocking talent are comparisons to Bam Adebayo from 247Sports National Basketball director Eric Bossi.

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