Demetrius Jackson’s Bio: Age, Height, Parents, Career, and Net worth

Demetrius Jackson
NBA player Demetrius Jackson

Demetrius Jackson is a talented American professional basketball player. Demetrius Jackson’s basketball journey began when he joined the junior team at Marian High School. His exceptional skills have earned him many accolades, including McDonald’s All-American and Indiana All-State.

Demetrius Jackson played college basketball for the University of Notre Dame before Boston Celtics Celtics picked him in the 2nd round of the 2016 NBA Draft.  The young man continues to grasp the attention of many people through his basketball skills

Summary about Demetrius Jackson’s biography

Wiki/ Bio

  • Full name: Demetrius Montell Jackson Jr.
  • Gender: Male
  • Date of birth: 7 September 1994
  • Age: 28 years old
  • Birth sign: Virgo
  • Place of birth: South Bend, Indiana, USA
  • Current residence: South Bend, Indiana, USA
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: Black
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Sexuality: Straight

Physical statistics

  • Height in feet: 6’1’’
  • Height in centimetres: 185
  • Weight in pounds: 205
  • Weight in kilograms: 93
  • Hair colour: Black
  • Eye colour: Brown

Family and relationship

  • Father: Demetrius Jackson Sr.
  • Mother: Juanita Jones
  • Siblings: Jeff
  • Education: Marian High School and University of Notre Dame
  • Marital status: Single

Career and net worth

  • Profession: Professional basketball player
  • Net worth: $1 million – $5 million

Biography

The talented basketball player hails from South Bend, Indiana, USA. Demetrius Jackson’s parents are Demetrius Jackson Sr. and Juanita Jones. The American national stayed with his biological parents until he was 12 and later moved to foster homes. Later, he was taken in by his teammate Michael Whitfield’s family. He has an elder brother called Jeff.

How old is Demetrius Jackson?

Demetrius Jackson’s age is 28 years old as of now. The famous basketball player was born on 7 September 1994 in South Bend, Indiana, USA.

Education

Demetrius Jackson went to Marian High School. He later attended the University of Notre Dame, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in sociology in 2017.

High school career

Demetrius Jackson’s basketball journey began when he joined the junior team at Marian High School. His exceptional skills led the school team to victory in the championship, with remarkable averages of 22.3 points, 6.6 rebounds, and 2.0 steals per game. His outstanding performance earned him the name All-State Underclass First Team.
Jackson achieved the distinction of being the runner-up for the Indiana Mr. Basketball honour, achieving a total of 1,934 points. These achievements secured his participation in the prestigious 2013 McDonald’s All-American Boys Game.

College and professional career

At Notre Dame University, Demetrius continued with his basketball career. After competing against Wichita State with an average score of 20 points, the point guard led his team to the 2015 ACC Tournament’s Elite 8.

His basketball career received a boost after the Boston Celtics selected him as the 45th overall pick in the second round of the 2016 NBA Draft. Later, in 2017, he secured a contract with the Boston Celtics.

Shortly after, he entered into a two-way contract with Houston on 21 August 2017 and terminated the contract on  6 January 2018. Subsequently, Demetrius entered into a two-way contract with the Philadelphia 76ers and the NBA G League on 14 January  2018.  He extended his contract with the Philadelphia 76ers for the 2018–19 season.

Upon concluding his contract with the Philadelphia 76ers, the  NBA player collaborated with the South Bay Lakers and signed a contract with the club in August 2019. Later, he joined Rytas Vilnius of the Lithuanian Basketball League, sealing the deal on 8 August  2020.

Unfortunately, due to family issues, the basketball player ended his contract with Vilnius, presumably due to his family’s health concerns, as the club sincerely wished good health to his relatives.

Upon resolving these issues, the basketball player entered into a contract with Joventut Badalona of the Spanish Liga ACB in 2021.

What is Demetrius Jackson’s net worth?

Demetrius Jackson’s net worth is alleged to be between $1 and $5 million. He primarily earns his income from his successful basketball career.

Demetrius Jackson’s height and weight

The talented American basketballer is 6 inches 1 feet or 185 centimetres tall. His weight is estimated to be 205 pounds or 93 kilograms.

Frequently asked questions about Demetrius Jackson

How much does Demetrius Jackson make a year?

The American basketball player has been reportedly earning $92,857 from the Celtics since 2018/19.

How tall is Demetrius Jackson?

Demetrius Jackson is 6 feet 1 inches or 185 centimetres.

Who are Demetrius Jackson’s parents?

Demetrius Jackson’s parents are Demetrius Jackson Sr. and Juanita Jones.

What is Demetrius Jackson’s age?

He is 28 years old as of now. He was born on 7 September 1994 in Indiana, United States.

Demetrius Jackson is a renowned American professional basketball player. The basketball player is currently signed up with Joventut Badalona of the Spanish Liga ACB. He became famous after the Boston Celtics picked him in the 2nd round of the 2016 NBA Draft.

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