What You Need To Know About The Impressive Life And Career Of The Basketball Prodigy, Jaden Newman
Jaden Newman is a basketball player who also works as a television personality. At the varsity prep level, Newman has amassed 1000 career points and she is the youngest player to do so.
Jaden Newman was born in Orlando, Florida on June 13, 2004, to parents Jamie Newman and Vivian Gonzalez Newman. She is the younger sister of the basketball prodigy, Julian Newman.
Jaden and Julian are of Jewish and Puerto Rican descent.
Full Name: Jaden Newman
Jaden Newman Birthday: June 13, 2004
Jaden Newman Birth Place: Orlando, Florida, United States
Jaden Newman Nationality: American
Jaden Newman Education: Downey Christian School, Orlando, Florida
Father’s Name: Jamie Gonzalez
Mother’s Name: Vivian Gonzalez
Sibling: Julian Newman
Jaden Newman Age: 17 years old as of 2021
Jaden Newman Height: 5 feet 3 inches/162 cm
Jaden Newman Weight: 60 kg/132 lb
Jaden Newman Profession: Amateur basketball player, TV personality, Instagram star
At the tender age of nine, the 17-year-old girl drew a lot of attention after averaging 30.5 points and over 7 assists for her Varsity High School squad.
She primarily played basketball for the Downey Christian School squad in Orlando when her father, the school's basketball coach, suggested that her daughter be their point guard.
Since then, she started appearing in different TV shows such as Hello Newmans and The Queen Latifah Show, commercials, and her social media followers increased significantly.
Jaden Newman started playing basketball in elementary school. She has built her profession by following in her parents' and older brother's footsteps.
Jaden began playing in her high school's varsity divisions when she was eight years old, and she has done a lot in such a short time. She later joined the varsity girls squad at Downey Christian School in third grade.
Newman averaged more than 15 points a game as a fifth-grader and more than 30 as a sixth- and seventh-grader. As an eighth-grader, she averaged 45 points. In January 2018, the hopeful player set a new national record by scoring 70 points in a single game.
At the age of ten, Newman starred in a Foot Locker ad alongside Stephen Curry, one of the top players in the game. The advertisement was a competition between the two to see who could score the most 3-pointers. Surprisingly, Newman defeated Curry, and Curry praised her for being so great at basketball.
Newman also made history as the youngest female varsity prep basketball player to score 1000 points. Her dream is to play for the Connecticut Huskies women's basketball team, as nearly all of her idols have played for the UConn women's basketball team.
Jaden Newman has a net worth of approximately $2,000,000. Her income comes from her basketball career, their TV reality show, Hello Newman, and their clothing brand, Prodigy.
Overtime's Hello Newmans is a reality TV show that airs on YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, and Facebook. The show follows Jaden, Julian, Jamie, and Vivian.
Prodigy is a clothing brand owned by Jaden and her brother, Julian. They sell t-shirts, sportswear, and basketball merchandise.
With the success she is receiving at such a young age, she will surely go further as her popularity soars, be it as a social media influencer or as a basketball player.