Jayson Christopher Tatum is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association. A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Tatum attended hometown Chaminade College Preparatory School, where he was rated a five-star recruit and regarded as one of the top players in the Class of 2016 by recruiting services. He played college basketball for the Duke Blue Devils before entering the 2017 NBA draft. He was selected with the third overall pick by the Boston Celtics. He won the 2019 Skills Challenge during NBA All-Star Weekend.
|Born:||March 3, 1998, St. Louis, Missouri|
|Listed height:||6 ft 8 in|
|Listed weight:||210 lb|
|High school:||Chaminade College Prep, (Creve Coeur, Missouri)|
|Position:||Small forward / Power forward|
|NBA draft:||2017 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3, Boston Celtics|
|Twitter:||Jayson Tatum's Twitter profile|
About Jayson Tatum
Forward who played one year of college basketball at Duke University before declaring for the NBA. He was selected 3rd overall in the 2017 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics.
He began playing basketball at an early age. He first gained widespread renown for his play at Chaminade College Preparatory School in St. Louis, Missouri.
He played in the 2014 and 2015 FIBA Under-17 and Under-19 World Championships, respectively, for the United States.
He was born to Brandy and Justin Tatum. He has a younger brother named Jaycob. He has a son named Jayson Jr.
Information related to Jayson Tatum
- Gatorade National Basketball Player of the Year
- Duke Blue Devils men's basketball players
- Basketball players from Missouri
- Boston Celtics draft picks
- United States men's national basketball team players
- National Basketball Association All-Stars
- Boston Celtics players